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Norma Y (Ford) Howell

February 14, 1933 ~ March 31, 2017 (age 84)

Norma Y. Howell, 84, of Farmland, IN passed away Friday morning, March 31, 2017 at IU Health, Ball Memorial Hospital of Muncie, IN. She was born February 14, 1933 in Muncie, IN the daughter of Herbert and Ruth (Bullard) Ford. She attended most of her school years at Parker Schools, but she graduated in 1951 from Farmland High School.

Norma retired in 2000 after 25 years in the cafeteria of Monroe Central Schools. She was a member of Winchester Church of the Nazarene. She was a faithful loving wife and mother. She was an encouragement and friend to all that knew her. She will be greatly missed.

She leaves to cherish her memory a loving husband of 66 years, Jack; three children, Steve Howell of Logansport, IN, Phil Howell (wife, Diane) of Winchester, IN and Lisa Stonerock (husband, Mike) of Farmland, IN; a sister, Mary F. Hardy of Portland, IN; four grandchildren, Amy Rybarczyk (husband, Ryan) of Westfield, IN, Ryan Howell (wife, Autumn) of Swayzee, IN, Christopher Stonerock (Tiffany) of Farmland, IN and Hannah Stonerock of Farmland, IN; two step grandchildren, Heather Gough (husband, Mark) of Ridgeville, IN and Ian Loveall of Eaton, IN; one great grandchild, Nicholas Rybarczyk; and four step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a son, Larry.

A service to celebrate Norma's life will be 2 pm Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Thornburg Memorial Chapel of Parker City, IN. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery of Farmland, IN. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 4-8 pm Monday, April 3rd, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Winchester Church of the Nazarene. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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