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Norma Lee Ervin Chaney, 82, Cave City, KY (1925-2017)

She was the matriarch of a large, distinguished family. She was the daughter of the late Robert & Effie Shirley Ervin, the widow of first Mitchell Ervin and later, Bill Chaney. She leaves 19 direct living descendants. She was a member of Pink Ridge Missionary Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was owner and former operator of The Lighthouse Restaurant in Sulphur Well, KY.
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Norma Lee Chaney, age 82 of Cave City, KY entered into her eternal rest on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 9:55pmCT. She was at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a loving, devoted Mother, grandmother and friend to so many. Her devotion to God was evident in her daily life.

Funeral services will be held 2pmCT, Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Pink Ridge Baptist Church, Edmonton, KY, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, and after 10amCT, Sunday at the church until service time.

Norma Lee Ervin Chaney, 82, Cave City, KY (1925-2017)

Norma was born on December 19, 1934. She was the daughter of the late Robert & Effie Shirley Ervin. She died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Cave City, KY, at the age of 82 years, two months, and 17 days.

She married Mitchell Ervin June 29, 1949 and raised five children. Mitchell preceded her in death on July 13, 1996.

Norma was a member of Pink Ridge Missionary Baptist Church for over 50 years. She was owner and former operator of The Lighthouse Resturant in Sulphur Well, KY.

Survivors include:
  • Two sons: Gary (Marcella) Ervin, Greensburg, KY; Bobby (Sherry) Ervin, Edmonton, KY

  • Three daughters: Nancy Shoultz (Anthony), Glasgow, KY; Carol E. Chaney (Roger) and Tammy Deckard (Rodney), all of Edmonton, KY

  • Seven grandchildren: Russ (Toby) England, Daniel (Hadley) Shoultz, Tiffany Ervin, Ashley (Tad) Westmoreland, Brittany Ervin, Sarah Deckard and Taryn Deckard

  • Seven great grandchildren

  • Two special caregivers: Lisa Lloyd and Lora Garman

  • Special friend: Deloris Harvey

  • A host of nieces and nephews
Norma was preceded in death by her second husband Bill Chaney, a son in law Kenny England, and three sisters and five brothers.

Send condolences to the family of Norma Lee Ervin Chaney

Butler Funeral Home 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Norma Lee Ervin Chaney, 82, Cave City, KY (1925-2017)

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