Norma Byrnes, 79

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

Norma Lee Byrnes, 79, of Ely, Nev., died at her daughter's home in Mountain Home on Monday, June 6, 2005.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 13, at Restlawn Memory Gardens and Funeral Home. Local arrangements are under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home.

"Norma was a very strong, beautiful and intelligent woman," her family said. "Norma lived her life to the fullest. She enjoyed the beautiful outdoors, camping and fishing. She loved to crochet and embroidering and so much more. Most of all she loved spending all the time she could with her family."

Norma is survived by: her daughters, Sherry (Charles) Francisco, Beverly (Pat) Bybee, Kimberly Bostic, and Elizabeth (Steve) Egesdall; son Michael (Shari) Byrnes; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and sisters Helen Treibel, Evelyn Grytness and Virginia Gibbs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Byrnes, daughter Gladys Barbara Gordon, and a son, David William Gilman, her parents, four brothers and four sisters.