Norma Lee Nodwell
Norma Lee Nodwell
  • October 26, 1925 - May 26, 2017
  • Lees Summit, Missouri

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Norma Lee (Rickart) Nodwell, 91, of Independence, MO, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Groves nursing home in Independence. She will be cremated, and there will not be a funeral or visitation.

Norma was born October 26, 1925, in Minnieville, MO, to John and Ida Rickart. She was the 6th of 7 children. Her siblings were Frances Bryant, John Rickart, Bill Rickart, Grace Estes, Margie Jones, and Jack Rickart-all of whom preceded her in death. Norma was married to Eric Nodwell for 26 years, and they had 7 children, Barbara Ann, Carol, Donna Jean, Linda, Ronald, Janet, and James. Norma did secretarial work at Kemper Arena and then retired from the City of KC Health Department.

She was preceded in death by her ex-husband Eric Nodwell, daughters Barbara and Donna, and her companion of the home, Fred Adams. Norma leaves behind her children Carol Eib of Lee’s Summit, MO, Linda Craig of Blue Springs, MO, Ronald Nodwell of Independence, MO, Janet Petree of KCMO, and James Nodwell of Olathe, KS; also her 13 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

She will be loved and missed.

Arr.: Newcomer's Floral Hills, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., KCMO 64133, (816) 353-1218.