Norma Jean Pierce

February 7, 2024

Norma Jean Pierce, 97, of Frankfort, died February 7, 2024 at Wesley Manor, Frankfort, Ind.  She was born January 8, 1927 in Rossville, Ind. to Troy R. & Ruth (Dieter) Ohl.  She married Donald W. Pierce on November 3, 1945 in Lafayette, IN and he preceded her in death in 1977.

Norma was Salutatorian of her 1945 graduating class of Rossville High School and a lifetime Frankfort area resident.  She was a secretary, working at R. Adrian Marks and also worked as secretary for the Frankfort Jr. High School for 15 years.  Her memberships include; First Christian Church, Frankfort Country Club, Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and Eastern Star.  Norma was an avid reader and enjoyed card games – especially Bridge, but above all loved spending time with family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church, 58 S. Columbia Street, Frankfort, IN  46041 or the Clinton County Humane Society, 825 Izaak Walton Drive, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Visitation and Services

A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, February 12, 2024 at Green Lawn Cemetery, Frankfort.  Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main Street, Frankfort, is honored to assist the Pierce family. 

Survived by:

Surviving are her Daughter:  Brenda L. (Kent) Mitchell of Moss Beach, CA; Son:  Ty A. (Jayne) Pierce of Frankfort; Granddaughters:  Hannah (Caleb) Robertson of Frankfort and Lauren (Ryan) Schulten of Jackson, MI; and Great-Granddaughters: Tatum and Ella Robertson.  

Preceded by:

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Nick Pierce, sisters, Margaret Kirby and Catherine Rose and a brother, Kenneth Ohl.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Norma Jean Pierce”

  1. Greg and Janet Bartley February 7, 2024 at 6:58 pm

    So sorry for your loss, Norma was such a giving person to all, prayers to the family.

  2. Jenny Smith February 7, 2024 at 7:08 pm

    I remember Mrs. Pierce when our family first moved to Frankfort. I started the Junior High. Mrs. Pierce was one of the secretaries. She was always so nice. Rip Mrs. Pierce

  3. Quinten February 7, 2024 at 9:56 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I will forever cherish the laughs we shared with Norma about her “slacks”. Wishing the family peace and healing.

  4. Shellie Bates Dexter February 7, 2024 at 10:03 pm

    Deepest sympathy to the family.

  5. Cheryl Overman February 7, 2024 at 10:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet lady. May God comfort you through this difficult time. Our prayers are with all of you. Cherish the memories.
    Craig and Cheryl Overman

  6. Susan Kuhn February 8, 2024 at 2:23 am

    My condolences to you, Ty and Jayne, Hannah and Lauren. God Bless.

  7. Rick and Jane Gunter February 8, 2024 at 6:32 am

    Ty and Brenda, we are so sorry to hear of Norma’s passing. I had a lot of great memories of her, being at your house, when we were younger. We hope that you find peace and comfort in the coming days. Take care.

  8. Kathy Laird February 8, 2024 at 10:55 am

    Brenda and Ty, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother. I got to know her from being in The Home Study Club with her. My daughter, Mary and I always loved being with her. She was a great lady.

  9. Norma Melson February 8, 2024 at 6:07 pm

    So very sorry for the loss of your Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Norma and Allen Melson

  10. Dee Mckinsey February 10, 2024 at 9:36 pm

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was the sweetest lady. I will be praying for peace and comfort for your broken hearts as your family navigates not only during these hard days, but the days ahead.

  11. Tom and Rachel Rich February 27, 2024 at 5:14 am

    We are so sorry Brenda and Kent, she was a fantastic lady and I’m sure she will be missed. We love you all and are in our thoughts and prayers.

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