Norma Jean Calley


Funeral services for Norma Calley 67, of Troup, were held Tuesday, Dec. 5, at Cottle Funeral Home with Reverend Rohn Boone officiating and interment at Pinecrest Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

Norma passed away on Dec. 1. She was born Nov. 19 in Houston, Texas to William Deshayes and Essie Banks Deshayes. Norma was a great health care provider for her Alzheimer patients and she enjoyed making people laugh. Norma loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and other family members.

She is preceded in death by her late husband, Joe W. Calley, Sr.

Survivors include her daughters Theressa Tomlin of Tyler, and Donna Calley of Jacksonville; son, Joe W. Calley, Jr. and Wife Teresa of Porter; brothers, Pete Deshaye and wife Jannet of Porter, Ricky Deshayes and wife Donna of Houston; sisters, Rita Manzella and husband Jack of Conroe, Brenda Ontiveros and husband Charles of Porter; grandchildren Courtney Mayo, Chealsey Lyon, Caitlin Womack, Amber Rice, Callie Rice, Justin Calley, Sabrina Calley, Donavan Kubiak, Michael Allen, Timothy Hendricks, Cody James, and Chelsey James; 9 great grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

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