Norma Lorene Harbaugh, 83 of Plainview, died at Heritage Health of Gillespie on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at 12:58 p.m. She was born on September 13, 1936, in Lowder, IL to William Welcome Bettis Sr. and Beulah (Waters) Bettis. She married Charles W. Harbaugh on November 19, 1953, in Hettick. He preceded her in death on November 16, 1991.
Norma was a member of the First Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher for 55 years. She was also an Avon lady.
She is survived by her children, William Lester Harbaugh of Gillespie, Charles Edward Harbaugh of Arkansas, Douglas Lee (Michele) Harbaugh of California, Cheryl Ann Force of Benld, Jeffrey Kirk (Jenifer) Harbaugh of Litchfield, and Charles Lee (Amber) Harbaugh of Gillespie; 22 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great great grandchild; and brother, William Welcome Bettis Jr. of Nilwood, IL.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents and spouse.
Visitation services will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services are Saturday, January 11, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Gillespie with Pastor Jared DePoppe officiating. Burial will be at Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie is in charge of the arrangements.