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Norma Jean Blood

September 26, 1931 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 90)


Norma Jean Blood, age 90, of Claremore, Oklahoma, entered her heavenly home on Saturday, May 21, 2022, surrounded by her loving family at home.
Visitation for Norma will be held Thursday, May 26, 2022, from 5-7:00 pm, at Rice Funeral Service, in Claremore, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held, Friday, May 27, 2022, at 10:00 am at Eastern Hills Baptist Church in Claremore, Oklahoma, with Pastor Ken Macken officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Inola, Oklahoma.
Norma was born September 26, 1931, to James and Mary Stephens, in Wilburton, Oklahoma. She married, Claude Lee Blood, Sr., the love of her life in 1946 in Wilburton, Oklahoma. They lived there until 1964, when the family moved to Inola. She later moved to Claremore in 1995.
Norma worked at Rockwell International for 26 years, starting at the bottom and working her way up. She was a member of the quilting bee at her church for many years. She loved flowers and would always help her mother tend to her flowers.
Norma is survived by her children Shirley Diane Tucker of Sequoyah, Oklahoma, and Kathryn Jeanette Vaughn and husband John of Chouteau, Oklahoma; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Norma is preceded in death by husband Claude Lee Blood, Sr.; father, James E. Stephens; mother, Mary Stephens; son Claude Lee Blood, Jr.; son-in-law Steve Tucker; as well as two brothers and two sisters.

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May 26, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rice Funeral Service
631 E. Will Rogers Blvd.
Claremore, OK 74017

Celebration of Life
May 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Eastern Hills Baptist Church

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