September 19, 1935 - May 11, 2021
Norma Evelyn (Goode) White was called home by the Lord on May the 11th, 2021. She was born on September 19, 1935 in Fairmont; a daughter of the late Ernest Kenneth and Jemima Hayhurst Goode. She was preceded in death by her beloved brother and sister-in-law, Robert Ernest and Marie Goode of Winston, Georgia. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Marion Paul White and sons; Bruce Douglas (Susan), of Belington, WV, Mark David (Nayomi) of Scottsdale, AZ, Michael Brian of Dry Ridge, KY, and Robert Paul (Liza) of Fairmont; and daughters Candice Collen Calentine (Steve) of Portsmouth, VA, Karen Beth Ford (Joe) of Fairmont, and Hope Renee Edwards (Donnie) of Fairmont. Grandchildren are Shirley Ann Wood Tylman (Matthew) of San Tan Valley, AZ, James Paul Wood (Meredith) of Norfolk, VA and Rachel Clemens (Michael), Crystal Smith (Michael), Sonja Hardesty (Christopher), Joshua Edwards, Madison Edwards, Robert White – all of Fairmont, and Great Grandchildren are Cullen Wood, Luke and Morgan Tylman, Gage, Regan, Masen and Rowan Clemens, Hannah and Evan Smith and Addisyn Hardesty, Cheyenne and Anna Bella Ross of Norfolk, Va. Norma was a graduate of East Fairmont High School class of 1953 and Fairmont State College. She did graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin and WVU. Go Mountaineers! She retired from the Marion County Board of Education. During her teaching career, she taught at Barnes, East Park, East Dale and Watson. She also was an education consultant for Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company early in her career. Norma was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her family and friends were dear and important to her. She was a member of Trinity Assembly of God, Gamma Chi Chi Alumnae, Fairmont’s Friendly Candied Apple Red Hat Society and enjoyed the fellowship and friendship of her Hand & Foot Sisters (Senior Center). She held close to her heart the Young at Heart family at Trinity. The family has entrusted arrangements to Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home on Merchant Street in Fairmont. Family and friends are welcome to call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, on Friday from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m., and on Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:00 a.m., at the funeral home, with Pastor Richard Wilson and Pastor Charles Fancher, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
Norma Evelyn (Goode) White was called home by the Lord on May the 11th, 2021. She was born on September 19, 1935 in Fairmont; a daughter of the late Ernest Kenneth and Jemima Hayhurst Goode. She was preceded in death by her beloved brother... View Obituary & Service Information
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