July 17, 1943 ~ March 10, 2022

Born in: Indianapolis, Indiana
Resided in: Brownsburg, Indiana

Judith Jo (Atkerson) Norman

Judith Jo Norman, 78, of Brownsburg, Indiana entered the pearly Gates of Heaven on March 10, 2022. Judy was born on July 17, 1943, to Helen M. Atkerson and Virgil D Atkerson. She graduated from Warren Central High School in 1961 and later Graduated from Ivy Tech Community college with an associated degree in social work. She worked for Woolworth Company and Daysprings Shelter. She was a member of Meadlawn Christian Church for most of her life.

Judy was a Loving wife to her husband Dallas Norman whom she married on August 4, 1962. The have three children, Don Norman, Rob (Cathy) Norman and Rachel Shirrell. Judy loved her children with all heart and soul. Judy also has seven grandchildren which she would always refer to them as her “Lucky Seven”. Shelby (Jake) McFaddin, Abby (Nick) Parnell, Zach Norman, Allison Norman, Sam Norman, Will Shirrell and Jesse Shirrell. Judy loved her babies more than life itself.

Judy was proceeded in death by her parents, mother and father-in-law (Joe and Rachel Norman) and her son in law Bobby Shirrell.

Judy is survived by her Husband, children, grandchildren and her brother, Gary (Lois) Atkerson, her sisters Peggy Kennington and Kay (Mike) Peacock and her sister-in-law Anna Norman. She also has many cousins, nieces and nephews she adored.

A celebration of life will be on April 16th, 2022, at Faith United Methodist Church, 9031 E 16th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46229 from 1PM-3PM with a short service at the end.

Judy loved the lord and her family with all she had. She will be missed until we all meet again.

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. You are all in our thought and prayers.
    I pray Mama Judy knew how much she meant to me and how much she shaped me as a child and as an adult over the last 44 yrs, I loved her like she was my own.
    She definitely loved the babies and loved her children’s friends like they were her own. You were a beautiful wife, mom, sister and friend to many.
    You are missed by many Mama Judy.
    May you rest in peace flying with the angels.

  3. Aunt Judy was always my favorite. She will be greatly missed by the entire family. She was an absolute gem and such an important piece to the family, immediate and distant. My heart hurts for you all.

  4. Many lovely memories of Judy and her beautiful, giving soul. RIP in the arms of our Lord and savior. ❤

  5. Luv, Luv, you sissy… will miss our long, long, phone conversations . You were my go to person when I needed a listening ear and visa versa. I know you you will always be my Angel on my shoulder ❤️

  6. You will be so missed sissy. You were my go to person and I will miss our long, long phone conversations. But, I know you will always be my Angel on my shoulder ❤️

  7. Went to grade school and high school with Judy. Also had Camp Fire Girls together. She was a sweet girl….

  8. My deepest condolences to the Norman family. Judy was a sweet woman who loved her family so much. I remember going to her home many years back with my then husband Jeff for a big gathering. I think that was the first time we’d met. She was so warm and inviting and made me feel so welcome. She had a Facebook page and often made sweet comments on my posts. I’m so blessed to have had the privilege of knowing her.
    Prayers of comfort and strength for the Norman family to be able to move on. Even though Judy isn’t here physically, she is still very much with you, watching over and protecting all of you as she always did. {{{HUGS}}}
    RIP Judy

  9. My condolences to each member of the Norman family during this time of your great loss. To my lifelong friend ‘Dallas’, my heart aches for you my friend and I mourn with you. I was shocked when I called you a couple of days ago and learned of Judy’s passing. Dallas may God comfort you and be your strength during this time. As I have ended some of our phone conversations with the words “I Love You My Friend” I will end this the same way. Dallas, my lifelong friend, I Love You!

  10. Missing and loving you cousin Judy. You’ll always be in my heart!
    Such fond memories I have of our family time together. A favorite is when Stephanie was going to Little Lambs while you were teaching and we had dinner together one evening. Stephanie could not understand how her teacher was also a relative.

  11. Dallas and Family,

    Sorry we did not hear about this until now. Judy was such a sweet lady. You are in our hearts prayers.

    Fran Fischer and Julie Fischer-Richert

  12. Hi Rachel ,Robert. Iam Debbie Dobson Allen. Old member of meadlawn Christian church. I’m so very very sorry to hear about your mother. I sang in choir choir with your mother. A wonderful friend , my sister Vicki S. Dobson Schick died this month Aug 1, this year. Sincerely sorry. Debbie Dobson Allen

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