Norma Deane Mincey Franklin of Chester, Virginia died Wednesday, December 21, 2022. She was born April 27, 1944, in Horry County, South Carolina to John Edgar Mincey and Nancy Elizabeth “Lizzie” Ganis Mincey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Eugene “Bill” Franklin; brothers, William Henry Mincey, Harold Delano Mincey, and Richard Eugene Mincey; and sisters, Nell Vena Mincey Long, Glenda Cornelia Mincey Strickland, and Felicia Sue Dustin.
She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Franklin Bowman; Son-in-Law, James Bowman, granddaughter, Emily Bowman; sisters, Myrtle Jordan and Dorothy Heffer (Malcolm); sisters-in-law, Rosario Mincey, Peggy Franklin and Claudia Autry (Kenneth); brother-in-law, William Strickland; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.
Norma retired from Verizon.
We are grateful for the support of the many who provided care for Norma these last few months. The staff of Sunrise at Bon Air loved her like family. Her team from Legacy Hospice helped navigate the challenges of her final days and eased her transition.
A visitation will be held from 12:00-1:00 pm with her funeral service following at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 26, 2022, at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd., N. Chesterfield, VA 23234. Graveside service will reconvene at Chesterfield Baptist Church Cemetery, 16520 Hull St., Moseley, VA.