Norma Johnson Braithwaite
August 7, 1923 ~ January 18, 2013
Viewing: Friday, Jan. 25 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, Utah and on Saturday at the church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Funeral services: Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Perry LDS 3rd Ward Chapel, 1308 West 2950 South
Interment: Willard City Cemetery
PERRY - Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, Norma Johnson Braithwaite, 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2013 with her family at her side. She was born on August 7, 1923 along with her twin brother, Alma Carl in Benjamin, Utah, a daughter of Alma Joel and Ruth Selin Johnson. She was the fourth of ten children and raised on the family farm. She graduated from Spanish Fork High School, and attended LDS Business College. Norma married her sweetheart, Don L Braithwaite on December 12, 1945 in the Logan LDS Temple. She was a faithful member of the LDS Church where she served as President of the Primary, Young Women's, and Relief Society. She and Don were ordinance workers in the Ogden Temple and served in the Macon Georgia Mission from 1991-1992. Norma loved being a mother and grandmother. She will always be remembered for her beautiful flower gardens, excellent cooking and especially for her delicious cookies. She loved sewing and made a quilt for each of her grandchildren. Norma loved to be of service to others. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Access Home Health and Hospice for their tender care of Norma the past few months. Surviving are her husband, Don; five children, JoAnn (Sam) Kunzler; David (Lani) Braithwaite; Nila (Karlan) Forsberg; Norval Braithwaite; Barry (Karen) Braithwaite; 35 grandchildren, 72 great grandchildren, three sisters, Nadene Tuft, Carolyn Pass, Barbara Gleave and one brother, Hal Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Fred Braithwaite, two grandsons, one great grandson, one sister, Edith Olson and four brothers, Mack, Dean, Alma, and Paul Johnson. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Perry LDS 3rd Ward Chapel, 1308 West 2950 South. Viewing will be held on Friday, Jan. 25 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, Utah and on Saturday at the church from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Willard City Cemetery.
I was lucky Norma was my next-door neighbor for so long. I'm still lucky to have her family nearby. I'm sorry for your loss and ours. She had a life well-lived and now a legacy to celebrate. May sweet memories of her encourage you at this time.
Deanna Jenks Brewer
So sorry to hear of Sister Braithwaite's passing. our hearts go out to you at this time knowing of the emptyness that will be left with her passing. There must be a great need for our wounderful perry mothers at this time to call so many of them home. know that we are thinking of you at this time.
Cal and Julie Williams
Norma was a wonderful person to know. Norma and Don were down to earth people that everyone could love and appreciate.
on and Family We are saddened to hear of the passing of your dear wife and mother. She leaves a great legacy of service to you and everyone who knew her. We pray that you will have continuing memories of the good times and happy events she shared with you and your lovely families.
Lawrence and Arlene Wright