Norma Jean Meridith, 85, Wellington: May 11, 1930 – June 25, 2015

first_imgNorma Jean MeridithNorma Jean Meridith, of Wellington, died Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Wellington, Kansas at the age of 85.Norma was born the daughter of Loyd and Helen Leslie (Hare) Martin on Sunday, May 11, 1930 in Freeport, Kansas. As a young girl, she was very involved with the local 4-H club. Norma graduated from Argonia High School in 1948. On October 24, 1948, Norma and Toby Meridith were united in marriage in Argonia, Kansas. They were blessed with two children: Randy and Brenda. She was a devoted homemaker that worked right alongside Toby at the family farm. After her kids were raised, Norma moved to Manhattan and was a fraternity house mother. Norma was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Argonia and was a member of Central Community Church in Wichita.Survivors include her son, Randy Meridith and his wife Julie of St. Charles, Illinois, daughter, Brenda Dale and her husband Steve of Mulvane,  brother, Kenneth Martin and his wife Betty of Wichita,  sister-in-law, Dolly Martin of Hesston, grandchildren: Michelle Milo and her husband Brett of St. Charles, Illinois, Brad Meridith and his wife Amy of Geneva, Illinois, Tyler Dale (Rachelle Wilkerson) of Mulvane,  Meridith Dale (fiance, Ryan Hladik) of Mulvane, Kansas and her great-grandchildren: Sayre, Ainslie and Kendall Milo and Alexander Ruth. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Donald Martin.Memorial services for Norma will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2015 in the chapel of Day Funeral Home & Crematory, 1030 Mission Road, Wellington, Kansas.A memorial fund has been established in her loving memory with the Golden Living Center. Contributions may be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.last_img


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