Norma Lou (Hitchcock) Thrasher, age 85, of Harrodsburg, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at I.U. Health Hospice Ho-use, in Bloomington, Indiana.

She was born May 17, 1934, the daughter of Arnold Faris and Hazel Laverne (Adkins) Hitchcock.

She was raised in Martin County and graduated from Williams High School with the Class of 1951. She married John Michael Thrasher on November 22, 1956.

Norma was a Central Service Technician at the Bloomington Hospital. She was a member of the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church where she had been involved with many activities through the church. She had lived in Harrodsburg for sixty years.

Survivors include her husband, John, of Harrodsburg; one daughter, Beth Thrasher Ponce and husband Ernesto, of Harrodsburg; seven grandchildren, Aaron, Jordan, Christian, Emmanuel, Isaiah, and Samuel Ponce and Hannah Ponce Parks; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Edward Hitchcock and wife Geneva; one sister, Patsy Hitchcock Dye; one nephew, David Dye; and two nieces, Susan and Karen Dye.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one nephew, Scott Dye.

A funeral service was conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 12th, in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary, in Bedford, with Pastor Matt Hinshaw officiating.

Burial followed in the Trinity Springs Cemetery.

Visitation was held on Wednesday, March 11th, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asked that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Harrodsburg United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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