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“I met Norma in Kairos ministry. She was the lay leader on my first weekend teaming. She made me feel welcome and a "part". I always felt supported...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Angie Davis - Hambleton, WV

“I teamed 11 Kairos weekends with Norma, she was always a mom and mediator for the girls when the stress and tension got to us! I will miss her but...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Merrill - Fairmont, WV

“Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Aunt Norma was a very kind and beautiful soul, and I enjoyed the time we were able to...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Cheryl Phillips - Tacoma, WA

“Bob and Family,I am sorry to hear of Norma's passing. She was a very fine and special lady. I will miss seeing her come in for the Kairos Closings at...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Millhollin - Cannelton, WV

“Dear Bob and Family, As you know I met Norma through Kairos. What a loving and caring person she was. She loved those women at the prison and also...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sharon Morgan - Fairmont, WV

“To the family of Norma, I am so sorry to hear of Normas passing, we were real good friends at Stonewall Jackson would have graduated together but I...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Delorse Keefer Cohen - Mims, FL

“Bob and Family, So sorry to hear about Norma. She was one Special Lady. Please know that my thoghts and prayers are with all of you. Remember,...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Bobbi Workman Watts Oates - WV

“I met Norma in Kairos and she taught me many lessons, some were tough lessons that others would have shied away from teaching, but she always did so...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Tara Wolfe (taradactyl) - OH

“So many happy memories of time spent at Findley, Camp Virgil Tate and at Church. Heaven's gain is our loss. Loved you and will look forward to...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jo Workman - Kimberly, WV

“I love you Norma. As Doyle Ray told me before he passed last week, "I'm not saying goodbye, I'll just say, " I'll see you later" ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: kimberly torrico - beckley, WV

“Norma has been a family friend for years. Her son and I met in high school through church youth outings. And the rest, you can say, is history. Bob...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Smith - Kimberly, WV

“Norma was one of my first friends when I started doing Kairos in 2005. I loved Norma so much and always had so much fun with her. I called Norma ...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Debbie Fouy - Webster Springs, WV

“Norma was a great woman, a great wife to Rev. Boggess ( our peacher at St. Lukes United Metodist church in So. Charleston, WV when I was growing up)...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Vickie Adkins Wells - NC

Norma Lea Boggess, 74, of St. Albans went home to be with Jesus, June 18, 2012 after a short illness.
Norma was a faithful servant for the Lord. She attended Winfield Community Church and served actively in Kairo's Prison Ministry and WSCS Women's Ministry. She also served on the 1955 graduating class committee of Stonewall Jackson High School.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Noble and Ada Legg.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years, Rev. Robert Boggess; sisters, Jean Cherry and Vivian and brother-in-law, the Rev. Bill Berry of Charleston; Norma and Robert have three sons, John Boggess and wife, Christa of Scott Depot, Ronald Boggess and wife, Teresa of Dunbar, and Jeffery Boggess of South Charleston; Norma was blessed with seven grandchildren, Cheston and wife Stephanie, John and wife Kelly, Jeremy and fiancée Olivia, Shawna, Errica, Bradley, and Levi; two great-granddaughters, Reagan and Ashtan; and several nieces and nephews.
Words are not enough to express our appreciation for the loving care given to Norma by Hospice Care.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd., W., Charleston, WV 25387.
A celebration of Norma's life will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 22, 2012 at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with Pastor Bill Smith officiating. Burial will be in Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.
Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Boggess family.
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