DEXTER -- Norma Jolena McBride, 88, died March 8, 2007, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born March 31, 1918, to the late Silas Marion and Minnie Hartline Crain, she was a retired seamstress for Elder Mfg. Co. and a member of the Friendship Baptist Church.
On March 28, 1937, she married Hughy S. Kitchens who preceded her in death on April 17, 1943. She later married Charles Leon McBride on April 6, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 1986.
Five brothers, Albert Crain, Ralph Crain, Rufus Crain, Harry Crain and Coy Crain; and two sisters, Dora Crain and Rheta Crain, also preceded her in death.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Billy and Joyce Kitchens and Charles and Pauline McBride of Dexter; one daughter and son-in-law, Marla and Richard Bailey of Dexter; one sister, Lula Gaines of Dexter; and seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Mike Watkins of Dexter will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.