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Norma Gayle (Morrison) Waugh

February 23, 2017 ~ May 30, 2017

Norma Gayle Morrison Waugh, 74, formerly of Statesville, passed away, Tuesday, May 30, 2017 in Charlotte, NC.

Gayle was born February 23, 1943 in Iredell County to the late Dent Morrison and Louise Caudill Morrison. She was a graduate of Celeste-Henkel High School and Queens College and was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. She previously worked for Iredell Memorial Hospital and enjoyed cooking and feeding other people.

Ms. Waugh is survived by four daughters, Jeanne Waugh Stevens of Statesville, Cheryl Waugh Hendren of Charlotte, Kristin Waugh Jacobs (john) of Statesville, Elaine Waugh Sommers (Chris) of Mooresville; eight grandchildren, Brandon Waugh, Samantha Howell (Travis), Lauren Forsyth (Nick), Kassidy Stevens, Durham Blue Hendren, Claudia Jacobs, Charlie Jacobs and Preston Sommers, along with four great grandchildren and one sister, Phyllis M. Alexander (Omer) of Stony Point. She was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Morrison.

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Bethel United Methodist Church with Rev. Naomi King officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will visit with friends Friday evening 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Bethel UMC Back Pack Program, 168 Lookout Dam Rd., Statesville, NC 28625 and online condolences may be made to the family at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Ms. Gayle Waugh.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Bethel United Methodist Church Back Pack Program
168 Lookout Dam Rd., Statesville NC 28625

 Service Information

June 2, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nicholson Funeral Home
135 E. Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677

Funeral Service
June 3, 2017

11:00 AM
Bethel United Methodist Church
168 Lookout Dam Rd.
Statesville, NC 28625

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