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Norma Smith

Sep 6th, 1938 - Mar 16th, 2024

Funeral Ceremony: 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Interment: Kneff Cemetery

Visitation: 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday evening and from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.


      Norma Kitley Smith, age 85, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday evening, March 16, 2024, at Flora Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

      She was born September 6, 1938, in Flora, the daughter of Roy H. and Pansy L. (Davis) Kitley.  She was united in marriage to Donald Ray Smith on September 6, 1958, in Flora, and together they shared 49 wedding anniversaries until his passing on October 23, 2007.

      Norma attended beauty school and worked as a beautician alongside her sister-in-law for a time in Tilton.  She enjoyed listening to country music.  Norma held a deep, quiet Christian belief, and throughout her life maintained her spiritual home at Harmony United Methodist Church. 

      She is survived by her siblings: Bill Kitley of Flora, Marilyn Lewis of Flora, and Mike (Kathy) Kitley of Flora; and a number of nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister-in-law: Kay Kitley; and a brother-in-law: David Lewis.

      A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Pastor Marty Ellison officiating.  Interment will follow in Kneff Cemetery.  A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday evening and from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to Harmony United Methodist Church, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:


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Paul and Jo Ann Rose

March 18th

So sorry to hear. Such a nice lady. Prayers for comfort and peace for the families!

Bill and Robin Atwood

March 18th

We are sory to learn of your loss.

Mike and Sharon Gray

March 18th

So sorry for your loss. Norma was a wonderful Christian woman, friendly and always had a smile for you. Prayers of comfort for all the family and friends.

Bud & Linda Martin

March 19th

We’re very sorry for the loss of your sister. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this time. May God bless and comfort each of you❣️

Trina Greenwood

April 1st

Norma was such a sweet woman. Was grateful having known her and to have had her as such a kind neighbor. Deanna K, family and friends please accept my condolences. RIP



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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

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Flora, Illinois 62839

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