<h5>Norma Jean Fancy Beale after a short illness and still beautiful at 83 years old; took her awaited journey to her Savior and Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.<\/h5>\r\nA woman of faith, a protector and angel to all, her steadfastness and values came from a time and era long gone.\r\n\r\nNorma was born Feb. 3, 1931, at Coal City, WV, daughter of the late Sanford and Gertrude Akers Farley.\r\n\r\nShe traveled the world with her family for 20 years as a military wife before settling in Lewisburg in 1965. The stay at home mom then began working, first at Winkler\u2019s Printing and Office Supply in Lewisburg, now the location of The Livery. She next worked many years for her brother-in-law at Melhorn Jewelers in Lewisburg, now housing the Irish Pub. She was former manager of two stores in Lewisburg, the Super Dollar Store and T&E Wholesale. She was owner of the Super Variety Store which was located at the now \u201cGreen Space\u201d in Lewisburg and former owner of Duds and Suds Laundry Mat.\r\n\r\nAt 62, she then worked for K-Mart and remained there for 21 years. She worked until May 28th of this year, resigning in June 2014.\r\n\r\nShe was preceded in death by her siblings: sisters, Geneva B. Burns and Catholine Melhorn; brother, Eldridge Farley; and niece, Judith Melhorn Baker.\r\n\r\nSurvivors include: three sons, Rudolph \u201cPete\u201d Beale, Jr., Timothy B. Beale, both of Lewisburg, and Stephan A. Beale and wife Sandra of Ronceverte; grandchildren, Stephanie Lynn Puffenbarger, Jonathan Matthew Beale, Ryan Allen Beale, Michael Evan Beale, Sarah Elizabeth Beale, Jason Scott Hall and Kevin Patrick Hall; niece, Sue Ann Johnson and nephew, Michael Paul Burns. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren.\r\n\r\n<strong>Services will be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg, with Rev. Chad Dingess officiating.<\/strong>\r\n\r\nBurial will follow at Rosewood Cemetery in Lewisburg.\r\n\r\nVisitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 22, at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.\r\n\r\nFlowers of sympathy will be appreciated, however, the family requests in lieu of flowers that donations of sympathy be made in her honor to the Peyton Hospice House and mailed to Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901.\r\n\r\nPlease send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.