News From Terre Haute, Indiana

October 3, 2012

Norma Jean Holt


TERRE HAUTE — Norma Jean Holt, 87, of Terre Haute, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in her residence. She was born April 8, 1925, in Terre Haute, to Harold D. Gasaway and Juanita Reese Gasaway.

Norma was a graduate of Wiley High School. She was a homemaker and worked as a sales clerk at Roots Department Store for 21 years. Norma loved to be outdoors and gardening. She was a Ping Pong champion in high school. She and her husband liked to go boating. She lived for her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lloyd Holt, who died in June 1983. Norma and Lloyd were married 41 years. She also was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Gasaway Jr.; sister, Juanita Maloof; grandson, David Thomson; and nephews, Jeff Holt and Richard Maloof.

Norma is survived by two sons, Hal Holt and his wife Linda, and Ron Holt and his wife Lisa, all of Terre Haute; three daughters, Lloydine Manning and her husband Mike of Terre Haute, Norma Bryan and her husband Larry of West Terre Haute, and Bunny Thomson and her husband Jim of Paris, Ky. She also is survived by 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and two nieces and nephews.

Services will be Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 North 13th St., in Terre Haute, with visitation from 12 noon until service time. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be made at: