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 Norma E. <I>Yelton</I> Dallas

Norma E. Yelton Dallas

Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
Death 21 Jun 2008 (aged 78)
Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
Burial Morgantown, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 27763160 · View Source
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Norma E. (Yelton) Dallas, 78, passed away peacefully Saturday evening, June 21, 2008, surrounded by her family at Morgan Hospital and Medical Center in Martinsville. She was a lifelong resident of Morgantown.

Norma was born March 28, 1930, in Franklin to the late Chesney and Emma (Tearman) Yelton. She married her loving husband of 53 years, Joseph R. "Joe" Dallas, on Dec. 26, 1954, in Morgantown. He survives.

Norma was much-loved and cherished by her two children, Melanie J. (Tim) Coady and Joseph M. "Joey" Dallas, both of Morgantown. She also is survived by one brother, David Yelton, of Tulsa, Okla.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one sister, Judy Moore.

Norma was a graduate of Morgantown High School, where she was valedictorian of the Class of 1948.

She was a loving Christian homemaker who had a passion for music. Norma taught organ and piano lessons at Grubbs Studio in Martinsville during the 1950s. She also played organ and piano for several years at the Morgantown United Methodist Church, where she was a 60-year member. Norma's love for music led her to become a member of the Franklin Matinee Musical Group and the Franklin Women's Symphony Unit.

She attended First Presbyterian Church in Franklin. Norma enjoyed spending time with her family, reading her Bible, gardening and listening to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. She also was known to be a great cook and was famous for her cherry pies.

Burial will be at Boles-Williams Cemetery on State Road 252 in Morgantown.

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  • Created by: Ted Butler
  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27763160
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norma E. Yelton Dallas (28 Mar 1930–21 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27763160, citing Boles-Williams Cemetery, Morgantown, Morgan County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Ted Butler (contributor 46608077) .