Norma V. Coats, 81, of Havelock, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at the Cherry Point Bay Nursing Facility.
She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, sewing, and baking and cooking. She was a member of the Havelock Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday at Munden Funeral Home, Morehead City, with Bishop Charles Kirwan officiating.
She is survived by her husband of 34 years, Larry Coats of Havelock; five daughters, Jeanette Ford of Havelock, Juanita Sawyer of Michigan, Joyce Stowe of Washington, Janice Garcia of New Bern, and Joann Manley of Newport; two sons, John Kiewiet and Jeff Kiewiet of Florida; one brother, Edward Valkner of Michigan; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011