Norma Jean Bovard, 73, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away on Friday, February 5th, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. Norma Jean was born in Manchester, KY on September 3, 1947, a daughter of the late Virgie (Jones) Henson and Luther Henson. She formerly worked in housekeeping at Woodland Hills Care Center in Lawrenceburg, IN. She was the widow of Charles Hilbert Bovard, who passed away on July 20, 2007. They were married on August 24, 2005. Norma Jean was a faithful Christian and loved her Lord. She loved children and was a beloved aunt to her nieces and nephews. Norma Jean enjoyed collecting angels, other figurines and antiques.
Norma is survived by a sister, Edna Kaiser (Steve), of Milan, IN; by six brothers, Cecil Henson (Rita), of Cedar Grove, IN; Estil Henson (Rosa), of Guilford, IN; Ronald Henson (Krissy), of West Harrison, IN; John Henson, of Greensburg, IN; Dan Henson, of Batesville, IN and Eddie Henson (Kathy), of West Harrison, IN. Norma Jean is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Norma Jean was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Virgie Henson and by her brother, Hargis Henson.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 9th at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN with Pastor Wade Hicks officiating. Visitation will be held 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Tuesday, February 9th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rising Sun New Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. marklandfuneralhome.com
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