Norma Lee Buckley, 82, of Connersville, passed away Tuesday morning, November 2, 2021.
She was born April 27, 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of John and Jennie Long Wedding, and a lifelong resident of Connersville.
She was a 1957 graduate of Connersville High School working during summers between 1953 and 1962, managing the concessions at Roberts Park Pool along with her family. She had also been employed by Miller’s Dairy and Standard Grocery.
A strong advocate for the United States military veterans, she worked tirelessly aiding the veterans at the Fayette County Veterans Service Office from 1990 until 2004 when she retired. She returned to work again in 2005 and worked through 2007. She continued to volunteer whenever needed in the service of veterans for the rest of her life. She was very appreciated by our Fayette County veterans for her continued dedication and support.
She enjoyed going to the veterans clubs and spending time with her veterans and her friends. She loved cooking and baking for many family and friends throughout the years.
She was a member of St. Gabriel Church, St. Ann’s Altar Society, Amvets Auxiliary, and the Eagles Lodge.
Survivors include three children: Mike Wedding of Rushville, Jennie (Gene) Wilson of Laurel, and Sabrina Lindsey (fiancé Kevan Seaney) of McCordsville, Indiana; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a half brother, John Wedding, Jr.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Reverend Dustin Boehm at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 10, 2021 in St. Gabriel Church, and burial will be in Dale Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, where a prayer service with a eulogy will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Gabriel Church or the Fayette County Animal Shelter.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.