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Norma Dee Highbarger

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Norma Dee Highbarger, 85, of Towanda, KS, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at home. Visitation 6:00 - 8:00 pm Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.  Service 1:00 pm Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Towanda United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Towanda Cemetery. Norma was born in Purdy, MO on May 5, 1932, to the late Gladys (Long) and Robert  Sexton.  She was a homemaker for most of her life and especially enjoyed sewing.  She was a member of the Towanda United Methodist Church, as well as Eastern Star, Augusta. On January 1, 1953 she married William  Highbarger in Monett, MO  who survives her.  She is also survived by: son, Jack Highbarger of Towanda, KS; daughter, Jodi Highbarger of El Dorado, KS; son, David  Highbarger and wife Brenda of Towanda, KS; son, Jeffrey Highbarger and wife Cindy of Towanda, KS; sisters, Thelma Greer and husband Don, Vivian Peterson, and Christine Eden; grandchildren, Stacia Hobbs (Matt), Devin (fiance, Tara Ormsby), Kelsey, Talia, Justin, and Andrew Highbarger; great grandkids, Landon, Spencer, and Ainsleigh Hobbs.  She was preceded in death by her twin brother, Bobbie Lee; 1 older brother; 5 sisters.  Memorial donations to  Towanda United Methodist Church 103 S.4th St. Towanda, KS 67144, or American  Diabetes Association 608 W. Douglas Ave  Suite 100 Wichita, KS 67226.