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Norma L. Halford

Norma L. Halford, 89, of Amarillo, died Monday, September 24, 2018.

Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 29, 2018, at Llano Cemetery with Alan Tinsley officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Norma was born October 23, 1928, in Electra, Texas to Bill and Mae Hix.  She graduated from Childress High School in 1945.

Norma married Allen L. Halford on April 21, 1946.  He preceded her in death on April 28, 1977.  On July 11, 1982, she married Robert Sanford.  He preceded her in death on May 9, 1989.

For 22 years, Norma worked for Businessman’s Assurance, retiring on July 1, 1987.

Survivors include a niece, Debbie Rhea and husband Larry, of Amarillo; a great-niece, Jacquelyn Marr and husband, Brady, and their children, Corbin and Blakely; a great-niece, Melissa Rhea; and special friend, M.J. Reed.

Courtesy of Boxwell Brothers Funeral

Ladelle Dunaway

John Amason