Linda Gene Norman passed peacefully from this life on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Mansfield, Texas. She was born July 13, 1942 in Texarkana, TX to Nello and Alma Giddens. She attended and graduated from Helix High School in La Mesa, CA in 1960. Linda enjoyed time spent teaching the youth at Lemon Grove Baptist Church in Lemon Grove, CA and later became a member of Ferris Heights United Methodist Church of Waxahachie. She retired from Vought Aircraft Company in 1997, after 30 years of dedicated service. Linda adored spending time with her family, was an avid seamstress and enjoyed many family game nights. She also loved her time spent at the lake and more recently cherished her fellowship with her sisters in the Red Hat Society.

Linda is survived by her children, John Norman and wife Margie, Tammy Butts and husband Eddie, Julie Norman, Caryn Collins and husband Andy; nephew, Nick Giddens and wife Sherri; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Linda is preceded in death by the love of her life, James L. Norman; her parents, Nello and Alma Giddens; sister, Judith Giddens and daughter, Lisa Norman.

Memorial services are scheduled for 11 AM Friday, July 5, 2019, in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home, 511 W. Main St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165. (972)937-2211