3/29/2020 4:25:00 PM Norma Jean "Deanie" Hedrick October 25, 1939 - March 27, 2020
CATAWBA - Norma Jean “Deanie” Hedrick, 80, of Catawba passed away in the home that she grew up in, surrounded by her family and minister on Friday, March 27, 2020.
She was born October 25, 1939 in Catawba County to the late Marcus Burette Hedrick and Eula Martin Hedrick. Deanie was raised on a cotton farm along with eight brothers and sisters and lived life with the energy and work ethic of that raising. She built a life in Raleigh, with wonderful friends and became an avid walker near the North Carolina State University campus. Deanie built a career and retired from Mason Corp, in Raleigh, where she lived as a Wolfpack fan for over 50 years. In 2018, she moved back to the home place in Catawba to live with her brother and sister.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Harold Hedrick and Bobby Hedrick; sisters, Dorothy "Dot" Hedrick Carson, Faydene "Sis" Hedrick Long and Florence "Toots" Hedrick Lytton.
Deanie is survived by her dear sister and wonderful caretaker, Judi Hedrick Willis; sister, Kitty Hedrick Bryant; brother, Jacky Hedrick, and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Carolina Caring for the loving care they provided.
A graveside service to celebrate Norma’s life will be held on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Catawba. Rev. David L. Green will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658.
Condolences may be sent to the Hedrick family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.
Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Hedrick family.