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Norma Jean Gabriel
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Norma Jean Gabriel

Norma Jean Gabriel, 92, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, April 28, 2017.
She was born December 21, 1924 in St. Joseph, Missouri to Grafton and Mary Ethel (Estes) McGlothlin. Norma grew up around the Lake Contrary area and attended Shepherd School.
Norma married Guy Perry in 1941, he passed away on September 1, 1959. She then married Leo Gabriel on June 1, 1963, he passed away March 14, 1995.
Norma worked at the Chase Candy Company, Big Smith Manufacturing and Wyatt Hardware.
She was a member of Copeland Baptist Church.
Norma enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles, Earl, Herbert and William; and sister, Catherine Ebling.
Survivors include niece and caregiver, Beverly Freeman (Larry) and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Farewell Services 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family requests memorial donations made to Copeland Baptist Church or the charity of your choice. Online guest book and obituary at

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





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Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

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Memorial Park Cemetery

St. Joseph , Missouri


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