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Appalachian Funeral Services
Wednesday June 8th, 2022

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Appalachian Funeral Services
Wednesday June 8th, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Elizabeth "Libby" Bumgarner Norman

Elizabeth “Libby” Bumgarner Norman, 76 of Sylva, passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Libby was born on May 18, 1946 in Haywood County to the late Tyra Coleman Bumgarner and Ruth Potts Parris.


Libby enjoyed sitting on her porch waving at people driving by her house. She loved arts/crafts, cooking shows, and hand making baskets. Libby loved the Lord. She attended Loves Chapel Methodist Church.


Libby is survived by her son, Toby Norman (Myra Gillespie).


In addition to her parents, Libby is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Norman; sister, Joyce Bumgarner.


A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00pm Wednesday, June 8, 2022, in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services. Burial will follow at Keener Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00-1:00pm prior to the service at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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There is a saying about people who "light up a room" when they enter. This was so true of Libby. Her big, beautiful smile and laughter was contagious. She was beautiful and everyone loved to be around her. She will be missed.

Nancy C Edwards Jun 25 2022 11:40 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth Norman

Libba Huff Is shelton Jun 9 2022 5:39 PM

What a Hoot to be around! She & "Frosty" were 2 of a kind.
Prayers for you, Toby!

SHANE DANNER Jun 8 2022 2:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth Norman

Robin Nations Jun 8 2022 2:24 PM

So very sorry for your loss. Sending our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless and comfort as only he can through this time.

Jeff and Patsy Gunter Jun 7 2022 8:25 PM

Very sorry for your loss, Toby. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Tim & Betsy Gillespie Jun 7 2022 10:10 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth Norman

Michael & Dee Dee Queen Jun 6 2022 7:49 PM

We will miss always looking for Libby on her porch and her neighborly wave. Prayers for her family.

Eddie and Peggy Cope Jun 6 2022 7:28 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Elizabeth Norman

Claude & Sharon Cowan Ridley Jun 5 2022 9:55 PM

So sorry for your loss, Toby. Prayers for you and your family.

Tameka Bryson Jun 5 2022 7:57 PM

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