Norma LaVon Noall Foxley died peacefully Thursday, September 17, 1998, after a valiant fight with cancer.
She was born March 16, 1928, in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Irvin S. and Sarah E. Noall. She attended schools in Salt Lake City, graduating from West High School. She attended the University of Utah; graduating in elementary Education in 1949. She received a Master of Music Education in 1982.Norma married William M. Foxley December 16, 1948, in the Salt Lake Temple. Together they shared their musical talent through church and community service. He preceded her in death on March 3, 1978. They are together again to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
She devoted her life to education. She tought elementary school in the Salt Lake City School District. She also taught piano for 42 years. She served at President of the Provo/Orem chapter of the Utah Music Teachers Association and as Chairman of the Balwin Auditions for the UMTA. She also served as Regional Director in the Aim Program and as an Officer in the Utah Federation of Music Clubs. She faithfully served a mission for the L.D.S. Church in the Canada, Halifax Mission; spending most of her time on Prince Edward Island. she shared her love of music and her talents by serving in many music-related callings in the Church.
She also served as a Temple worker in the Provo Temple. She and her husband taught the missionaries how to lead music while they were in the Salt Lake Mission Home in the 1960's.
Norma is survived by her children, William N. (Dayna) Foxley, Tulare, California; Louise (Scott) Spencer, Bountiful, Utah; Janice (John) Billings, Spokane, Washington; Laura (Gene) Pranger, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren who meant the world to her, she is also survived by two brothers and two sister, Kenneth Noall, Walter Noall, Maurine Hedstead, and Phyllis Robison.
Funeral service will be held in the Pleasant View 4th Ward Chapel, 2900 North 650 East (Timpview Drive), Monday, September 21, 1998, at 11 a.m. Friends may call Sunday from 608 p.m. at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center Street, or Monday morning, at the Ward Chapel, one hour prior to service.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests that contributions be made to the LDS Foundations, BYU, in the name of Norma Foxley to be used in the School of Music. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.
Music. Interment Salt Lake City Cemetery.