Norma Lee Oliver, 86, of Brownwood went to her Heavenly home on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

A Celebration of Life for Norma will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6 at Blaylock Funeral Home Chapel with Father Michael Mobley officiating. Visitation will be held prior to services from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

Norma was born to Clifford and Anna (Wright) Turner on March 31, 1933, in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Amarillo High School. Norma moved to Brownwood in 1985. She graduated from Ranger Junior College Nursing Program as an LVN. Norma worked at the Heart Center for 16 years. She had a passion for the American Heart Association, which she was a member of.

Norma lived a fulfilled life and had many interests which included playing golf, dancing, and riding motorcycles. She was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders. She was an avid bridge player. Norma loved to travel, including going to Scotland. She was always upbeat and happy, she always found the silver lining in everything.

Norma is survived by her children, David Pate and his wife Jeanne of Spring Branch, Dana Howard of Dickinson, Ann Miles of Lake Forest, California, Kevin Pate and his wife Rebecca of Early; six grandchildren, David, Grant, Jennifer, Jason, Holly, and Heather; nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death her parents, Clifford and Anna Turner; and a brother, Herman Turner.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the American Heart Association in Norma’s honor. Online condolences for the family are welcome at