Norma Maxine Ghere Diehl, 89, Nevada, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo. Norma was the oldest child of three born to Ralph Laurin Ghere and Allie Lena Wix Ghere. She was born April 28, 1921, in the Double Branch area east of Butler. On Jan. 21, 1942, she married Lloyd Alfred Diehl in Baltimore, Md. She was widowed on March 29, 2008, following a marriage of 66 years. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Ghere and Levi Ghere.