2018-01-17 / Obituaries

Norma Leigh Reed, 82


Norma Leigh Reed Norma Leigh Reed Norma Leigh Reed, 82, of Plainfield Indiana, died Wednesday at the Avon Village Care Center.

She was the daughter of Albert E. Siddons and Mary Elizabeth (Mundy) Siddons of Cloverdale, Indiana.

She retired from the Indiana Department of Correction: Reception Diagnostic Center in 2006. Norma Leigh enjoyed many hobbies including crocheting, painting, singing, playing the organ, and planting flowers. In her later years, Norma Leigh had an intense appreciation for the color purple, and this became a routine topic of conversation between family and friends. Norma Leigh was a member of the United Community Church of The Nazarene.

Norma Leigh is survived by husband, Joseph Melish; sister, Ruth Pryor; brother, Melvin Siddons; children, Donelda Sparks, Mick Terry, Mark Terry, Sean Reed; grandchildren, Vangie Lawson and Chris Sparks; great-grandchildren, Kaileigh Sparks, Beau Thrasher, Brett Stinson; and two great-great-grandchildren, Parker Pritchard and Briar Stinson.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Telitha Butler, LaVerne Balay, Ruby O’Neal; and brothers, Paul Henry, James Siddons, Maynard Siddons, and Kenneth Siddons.

Calling hours will be on Friday January 19, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in Hall-Baker Funeral Home, Plainfield. Funeral services will follow starting at 12 noon with Pastor Darwin Pressler officiating.

Burial will follow in Walnut Chapel Cemetery in Putnam County.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Alzheimer’s Association 50 E. 91st Suite 100 Indianapolis, Indiana 46209- 4830. Please visit www.bakerfuneralservice.com to leave the family a condolence.

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