Norma Jean Burkhead

November 15, 1939November 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.