norma 5 30 2017OWENSBORO, Ky. — Norma Jean Gilbert Buck, 81 of Owensboro, formerly of Ohio County, entered into rest on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital.

She was born June 21, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Overt and Ethel Lucy Carey Gilbert. Mrs. Jean was a member of Bells Run Baptist Church near Whitesville, a retired machine operator for Hartford Standard Corporation and Nestway in Beaver Dam, she enjoyed sewing, quilting, crocheting, and loved seek and find word puzzles.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Orbry Lee Buck, one daughter, Erma Christine Hastie, two brothers, Elmer Gilbert and Ralph Gilbert.

Survivors include one son, Samuel Lee (Rebecca) Buck of Owensboro, one daughter, Wanda Jean Buck (Mike) of San Antonio, Texas, two sisters, Virgie Sharp of Maceo, and Gertrude Shipp of New Mexico, and son-in-law, Bill Hastie of Owensboro. Mrs. Jean was blessed with nine grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00AM, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home, with Pastor Ray Peach officiating. Burial will be in Bells Run Cemetery near Whitesville. Friends are welcome to visit with the family of Norma Jean Buck from 4-7PM, Tuesday and 9AM until time of service Wednesday at the funeral home.

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