Barbara Ann Norman

December 12, 1940 – February 11, 2023

We honor and celebrate the Inspiring Life of BARBARA ANN NORMAN.


Barbara Ann  Norman, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, great grandmother passed away on February 11, 2023. She was born on December 22, 1940 in Kansas City Missouri and lived a life filled with love, laughter, and a passion for music. She lived in MO, AZ, and NV.
Barbara was a talented singer, pianist, and dobro player who loved playing live music with her friends. She had a gift for bringing people together through her music.
She was predeceased by her husband Edward E. Norman and her son Jeff E Norman. She leaves behind her brother Theodore Rinker, daughter Michelle Devolder, and her grandchildren Ryan Devolder, Kailey Etli and Brandi Franke, as well as great grandchildren Adalyn Devolder and Jackson Etli, Mikayla Franke and Lena Franke. Barbara was a devoted wife and mother who cherished her family above all else. Her unwavering love, support, and guidance will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Barbara’s love for life and her infectious smile will always be remembered by those who were blessed to have known her. She leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and music that will live on through her family and friends.
A private service will be held in her honor, and she will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. We will take Barbara back to Missouri where she will be laid to rest at a later date. May she rest in peace.

Additionally, please feel free to sign the digital guest book below to leave a loving message or positive memory of Barbara with the family.

  1. Cathie Payne

    She was a friend from Desert Gold
    Her my husband and Bill Speigel played music together l loved her and talked to her and Bowsie every morning

  2. Denise Dunlop

    Never met her in p
    erson but was her brothers caregiver and had many conversations with Barbara. She was very nice and she continued to keep in contact with me after I stopped working for her brother. I missed her text and cute pics she would send me.

  3. Conra Marsh

    Barbara and I became friends through music and wintering in Arizona. We did alot together played Bingo, Rode our quads, attended music jams and Bluegrass Festivals together. Traveled together one summer from Missouri to Arizona visiting friends along the way and Branson.
    Spend time at her lake house. Went to Mexico several times. She helped plan Todd and my wedding her and Todd grew very close. After she became ill we flew to Missouri to visit her and many times in Vegas. We spoke everyday until she passed. A huge hole in our hearts is left we both miss her. She was a loving and caring woman. We will love and miss you always and never forget you ❤️

  4. Harold Hitchler

    Barbara and I worked a lot of gigs together. I was borned on 12/22/1935 and we often joked about that. She was a wonderful person and I thought the world about her. RIP my friend

  5. Rita ( Harris) Henry. Class of 1958

    I attended St. Marys high school with Barbara. I so admired her musical talent. She was a caring and loving person whom I’ve always felt blessed to call her my friend.


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