Norma Martin Munford, 92, of Macon, GA went home to be with The Lord on January 1, 2021. She passed away peacefully in Beaufort, SC where she had been receiving nursing care in recent years. She is the daughter of the late James Oscar Martin and Viola Leonard Martin.
A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, Norma was born and raised in Macon where she attended Miller High School. After high school she took a 30 day temporary job with the War Assets Administration. That temp job led to a 40 year civil service career. She retired as the Family Housing Manager at Robins AFB. She was a life-long member of Mulberry Street United Methodist Church. Her childhood home was on Mulberry Street two blocks away from the church. As an adult, she was a member of the Joy Class and the Ainsworth Choir. She was very involved with the life of the church until her health declined. She was active with her bridge club as well as the Pineridge Garden Club. She was also a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Middle Georgia Historical Society. She was very proud of her hometown and loved to talk about all things Macon. In retirement, she enjoyed traveling around the world and volunteering as a tour guide at the Hay House.
She is preceded in death by her husband, George W. Munford, Jr. and her sister Grace M. Keseling. She is survived by sons George (Donna) Munford of Beaufort, SC and David (Karen) Munford of Greensboro, GA, grandchildren Sara (Jody) Floyd, Jessica (Zach) Tysinger, Daniel (Icela) Bowers, and Grace Munford, and three great grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at noon on Wednesday, January 6th in the Mulberry Street UMC sanctuary. The family will receive visitors at 11:00 a.m. prior to service. The burial will be private. Please follow social distancing guidelines, masks are required.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to The Methodist Home for Children and Youth in Macon, GA. https://www.themethodisthome.org/donate/
Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 765 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 has charge of the arrangements.
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