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Glenwood Cemetery
Saturday July 22nd, 2017
10:00am - 11:00am

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Norma Beidleman Key

BLOUNTVILLE, TENNESSEE: NORMA BEIDLEMAN KEY, age 77, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 at her home.

She was born in Bristol, Tennessee on October 22, 1939 to the late Lewis and Ethel Harless Rouse. Norma was a member of Avoca Christian Church in Bristol, Tennessee. She was a graduate of Holston Valley High School, where she graduated salutatorian. She attended King College and was employed for many years by the Raytheon Company in Bristol, Tennessee where she made lifelong friends. She later owned and operated the Brush & Ladder Company with her first husband, Joe Beidleman. Her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. She truly never met a stranger and greeted all with an enthusiastic smile. Norma held a passionate love for all animals, most especially for her beloved friend and companion “Gracie”. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Joe Beidleman; sister, Phyllis R. Crusenberry; and brother-in-law, Mal Brown.

Norma is survived by her husband, Dennis A. Key of Blountville, TN; two daughters, Connie B. Dancaster and husband, Richard of Hallandale Beach, Florida and Patricia B. Livingston and husband, Marty of Maryville, Tennessee; four sisters, Bobbie Jo Carty and husband, Mike of Bristol, Tennessee, Carol R. Sullins and husband, Ernie of Marion, Virginia, Peggy R. Hickman and husband, Fred of Bristol, Tennessee and Sharon R. Brown of Marion, Virginia; three granddaughters, Whitney Dancaster, Carly Dancaster and Haley Livingston; brother-in-law, Larry Crusenberry of Bristol, Tennessee; seven nieces and nephews also survive.

Graveside Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at Glenwood Cemetery, Bristol, Tennessee with Reverend Bob Robinson officiating.

Due to her love for animals, in lieu of flowers the family wishes that donations be made to The Holly Help Spay-Neuter Fund, P.O. Box 1264, Bristol, Va. 24203, or by visiting www.hollyhelp.org.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Norma Beidleman Key.  

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My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Norma was so kind and I know she will be truly missed. My favorite memory of Norma was when she took me as a teenager to see a movie and we shared "snowcaps" and popcorn. We laughed and cried together. I know my Dad loved and loves her spirit and soul and I was glad to have had the joy of knowing her. She was a joy to be around. All my love to all who loved Norma. -Sara Key Bryant

Sara Key Bryant Jul 23 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Patty and family, My heart broke when I heard that Norma had passed and I am praying God's comfort be with all of you. You and your family are very dear and special to me and I will always remember your mother's smile, her laugh, and the fun times at your home growing up. Some of my best memories include those times. Find comfort in knowing you will see her again in heaven and will be together forever. Much love to all, Raven

Raven Bailey Botts Jul 21 2017 12:00 AM

We would like to express our deepest condolences for the loss of your sister. Our words can not ease your pain but we want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Love and Blessings From the Summit Family

Geoff, Almitra, & Rohan and the Summit Family Jul 21 2017 12:00 AM

I worked with Norma at Raytheon for several years and always enjoyed her good humor and good work habits. It was always pleasant to work with Norma and I am sure she will be missed by all, especially those who knew her at Raytheon. Please accept our condolences.

June and Jimmy Miller Jul 21 2017 12:00 AM

Love & Miss You Dearly!

Shannon Trinkle Jul 21 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norma Key

Shannon Trinkle Jul 21 2017 12:00 AM

Connie and Patty, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mom. She was a precious friend and I enjoyed working with her at Raytheon. Prayers for you and your family.lbNa

Barbara Shell Jul 20 2017 12:00 AM

Hannah Pickle Jul 20 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Norma Key

Hannah Pickle Jul 20 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to Dennis and the family at the passing of Norma. But, it is so wonderful to know that she is in the Lord's presence for all eternity in heaven. May the Lord comfort each of you.

Dr. Doug LaPointe Jul 19 2017 12:00 AM

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