Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Norma Rainwater, 85, of Aurora passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 in her home.

            She was born to Etha and Clevie Pierce Brown on June 13, 1932 in Aurora, MO.  She was a retired shoe factory worker.

            Survivors include 3 sons, James Haley of Aurora, Jerry Childress of Aurora and Larry Childress and wife, Denise of Strafford, MO.; 3 daughters, Darla Grimme and husband, Duane of Satsuma, FL., Margaret Clark and husband, Jerry of Aurora and Brenda Bliss and husband, Robert of Aurora; 2 sisters, Wanda Haley and Gladys Clevenger both of Aurora; her dear companion of 13 years, Curtis Barrett of Mt. Vernon, MO.; 16 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Buddy, Lloyd and Shurel Atnip; 3 sisters, Charlene Gardner, Jean Jones and Lena "Cupie" Wilson; and daughter-in-law, Janice Haley.

            Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 29 at 10:00 a.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery.

‚Äč            Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.