Mary Ruth (Aaron) Norman

October 31, 1919 ~ December 5, 2017 (age 98)

Mary Ruth Aaron Norman

Mary Ruth Aaron Norman of Greensboro, GA died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro, GA.  She was 98.  A native of Oglethorpe County she was born October 31, 1919 in Lexington, GA to the late Jessie James Aaron and Winnie Pearl Ware Aaron.  She grew up and attended school in Oglethorpe County. For many years she worked for Thomas Textile in Union Point as a seamstress.  She had many talents including making plastic canvas where she made her own designs such as church banks, bible covers, bookmarks, rocking chairs and Christmas ornaments.  She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, quilting and sewing.  Over the years she designed and made her family members clothes and beautiful quilts.  She attended church at Pentecost Chapel Holiness Church in Lexington, GA.  

She is survived by two sons, Roger Norman of Greensboro, GA and Wayne Norman and wife Kathy of Lexington, GA; sister, Faye Aaron Barrett of Lexington, GA; four grandchildren, Carol Tolbert, Sandra Tolbert, Mark Tolbert and Brandon Norman and wife Hayley; two great grandchildren, Truitt Norman and Owen Hackett; other relatives and many friends. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth Annette “Ann” Tolbert; sons, James Lee Norman and Marvin E. Norman; granddaughter, Erika Norman; and fourteen siblings. 

Funeral Services will be held Friday, December 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Pentecost Chapel Congregational Holiness Church, 389 Stephens Grove Church Road, Lexington, GA 30648 with Rev. A. W. “Butch” Roberts, Rev. Brenda Vandiver and Rev. Ty Sorrow officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers are Lamar Aaron, Charles Mathews, Danny Mathews, Steve King, Jeffery Norman and Tracy Norman.  The family will receive friends Thursday night from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Callaway Funeral Home in Union Point.  Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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