Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Ernestine Norwood

Born: 12/31/1938

Died: 10/5/2008

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Ernestine Norwood, 69, passed away on October 5, 2008, in Midwest City. She was born on December 31, 1938, in Smithville to Ed and Myrl King Wilson.

While being raised in Smithville, she went to school at Wheelock Academy and graduated from the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. Ernie grew up loving all sports and enjoyed playing and coaching softball and basketball. Even though she was a NASCAR fan, she was first and foremost a huge fan of her grandchildren. Ernie was best known for her blue 1963 Falcon and her Indian tacos. Her nickname while working for the MidDel Public School System was Lunch Lady. She married Robert Jitter Norwood on August 20, 1960.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, Calvin, A.C. and Eugene.

Survivors include her husband; daughters, Bobbi Pride of Del City, Sheila Norwood of Tahlequah, Norma Brown of Mustang, Dewan Faulk of Midwest City; grandchildren, Bryan and Rance Pride of Del City, Felicia, Mariah and Skye Norwood of Tahlequah, Brooke Molet, Cody and Dailen Creek of Mustang, Bradley Edmonds-Faulk and Trevor Faulk of Midwest City and siblings, Raymond, Edna, Earleen, Gerald, and Charleen.