Norma Lee "Stormy" Waller nee Edgar of Arnold, MO, formerly of Steelville, MO was born on Friday, May 16, 1924 in Steelville, MO to Corbitt Edgar and Myrtle May (Bobbitt) Edgar. She passed away in Arnold, MO on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at the age of 96 years, 3 months, and 4 days.
Norma accepted the Lord at a young age, and served Him faithfully throughout her life. She graduated from Ritenour High School, St. Louis, MO. Her brother, Jewel. introduced her to his best friend, and, as fate would have it, William Otis Waller become her husband on December 21, 1946 in St. Louis, MO. Two children were born to this happy union, and Norma spent their formative years as a stay at home mom. She went to work for Benzinger Paint Factory in Afton, MO until they closed in 1975. She persevered through a long physical recovery from a head on car collision in 1964. She later went to work for General American Life Insurance Company in St. Louis, MO, first as a cashier, then as a cook until she retired. In 1984 she returned to her roots in Steelville, MO, where she was very active at her church, Center Point Baptist. She taught Sunday School, participated and led in the Women's Missionary Union, and served in the kitchen including organizing church meals and bereavement meals. She moved to Cuba for a few years and then moved to Arnold to be near her children. She continued her active church involvement in First Baptist Church of Arnold, MO. Norma loved to cook, bake, be with her family, and serve in her church.
She was preceded in death by her husband William Otis Waller; parents Corbitt and Myrtle Edgar; parents-in-law William and Minerva "Eva" (Setzer) Waller; brother Jewel (Regent) Edgar; brothers-in-law Lee (Nina) Waller, Earl (Gladys) Waller and Pearl Waller; sisters-in-law Beulah (Dewey) Burns and Zula (Walter) VanVickle.
She is survived by her son Jerry (Diane) Waller of Arnold, MO; daughter Barbara Ann Waller of Arnold, MO; grandchildren Mark (Karissa) Waller, Stephen (Corin) Waller, Erin (Erik) DeVore, Rebecca Damier (fiancé Aaron Arnold), and Alexander "Alex" Knox all of Arnold, MO, Christopher Knox of House Springs, MO; great grandchildren Corbin, Peyton, Barron, Kolten, Rielyn, Declan, Jamieson, Kellan, and Dastan all of Arnold, MO, Hoyt and Grady both of Barnhardt, MO; nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation was from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO. Funeral Service immediately followed at 1:00 PM at Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO with Pastor Matt Cook officiating. Burial was at Steelville Cemetery, Steelville, MO. Memorials were suggested to Center Point Baptist Church, Steelville, MO.
All arrangements under the care of Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, MO.
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