Norma Jean Peavyhouse DeWitt of Spring City, TN. passed away following surgery on October 26, 2017 at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. Norma was born in Detroit, MI. on June 24, 1929. She and her family moved back to Dayton, TN. when she was 3 years old.
She graduated from Rhea Central High in Dayton, TN. attended Berry College in Rome, GA. for two years and then received her Bachelor of Science Degree in business at Tennessee Tech at Cookeville, TN. in 1951. Later Norma earned her Master’s Degree at UT Knoxville, TN. and her PhD in business at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. Norma was a member of the Spring City United Methodist Church. For many years she worked with a neurology group in Chattanooga, TN. She taught school in Chattanooga, TN. and East Lansing, MI.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Marvin DeWitt and her parents, Brace and Mildred Peavyhouse. She is survived by her sister, June Tallent of Spring City, TN., her brother Jim (Cheryl) Peavyhouse of Atlanta, GA. and several nieces and nephews.
Per Norma’s wishes there will be no receiving of friends but a private family service will be held.