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Norma Marie Mcatee

January 20, 1927 ~ December 28, 2019 (age 92)

Obituary


Mrs. Norma Marie McAtee, age 92, of Sesser, passed away at 4:13 p.m. Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO, with sons Rob, Mike, and Jon, granddaughter Lisa, great-granddaughter Madison, and close friends Kristy Scott, Joy Robinson, Janet and Richard Bush by her bedside.

Funeral services will be held at 10:15 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Alan Newman officiating. Burial will follow at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery of St. Louis. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Norma was born on January 20, 1927 in East St. Louis, Illinois, the daughter of George W. Sanders and Katie Vivian (Hiller) Sanders. She would marry Elmer Harold McAtee on May 21, 1948, and he preceded her in death on February 14, 2004.

Her working career included being a Medical Marketing Distaff of New Jersey, EMT, and lastly working as an Administrative Assistant with the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency.

She was a member of Second Act, Thursday Pinochle group of Zeigler, and the Wit and Wisdom of West Frankfort.

Norma enjoyed fishing; teaching the Bible; loved to travel in the mountains of Colorado looking at the scenery, especially enjoyed looking at the snow covered trees; loved visiting with family, especially during the holidays. One thing she despised was airplanes.

She was a member of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church of Christopher.

Mrs. McAtee is survived by three sons: Robert Edward McAtee and wife Alyssa of Montrose, CO, Michael David McAtee and wife Sue of St. Louis, MO, Jonathan Mark McAtee of Marion, IL; fifteen grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sisters: Georgetta Wilma Lamkins and Marion Worthen.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Missionary Baptist Church of Christopher and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Norma, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com



Service Information


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10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


FUNERAL SERVICES:
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10:15 a.m. Thursday, January 2, 2020
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Chapel
St. Louis, Missouri


BURIAL:
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Thursday, January 2, 2020
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
St. Louis, Missouri

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