I am sure my grandmother is very pleased with the dignity and care given for her final goodbye. The celebration was uplifting and flawless and my family and I will be forever grateful.
November 15, 1939 — November 23, 2018
Norma Jean Burkhead, 79, of Shepherdsville, KY passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018. She was the former Norma Spalding, a retired registered nurse, and a Baptist by faith. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Wheeler and Mary Roberta Curtsinger Spalding; and a brother, William Wheeler Spalding, Jr. Norma is survived by her husband of 62 years, Willard Burkhead; two daughters, Linda Gentry (Danny) and Sandra Wright; two brothers, Jerome Robert "Jerry" and James Thomas (Rose) Spalding; three sisters, Betty Ann Cheatham (Richard), Patricia Carol Spalding (Marlin), and Mary Sue Goff (Gary); sister-in-law, Martha Spalding; along with five grandchildren, Andrew, Sarah, Erica, Benjamin, and Sophia; and nine great grandchildren. At Norma's request, visitation and services will be private. McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, Mt. Washington, was entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial gifts are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.