Norma Ruth (Barton) Shryock

January 28, 1928 ~ November 13, 2020 (age 92)


Norma Ruth Shryock, 92, of West Terre Haute, passed away Friday, November 13, 2020 in Southwood Healthcare.

She was born January 28, 1928 in Terre Haute to Wilbur Barton and Hannah Vivian Bradshaw Barton.

Norma was the Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Indiana State University. At age 28, after the death of her husband, Norma returned to ISU and received her Bachelor’s Degree in 1960. After her retirement, she continued to work various part-time jobs, as she enjoyed working. She was a member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority. She enjoyed reading and watching sports, and especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved babysitting for her grandkids.

Norma was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Preston Elijah Shryock, who passed away in 1955; and two brothers.

She is survived by her son, Michael Shryock; daughter, Charla Wolverton (Ronald); her grandchildren, Rachel Wasmer (D.J.), J. Tyler Burns (Erin), Hannah Burns and Elijah Shryock; her great grandchildren, Gracie, Gwyn, Lilly, Katie, Samuel, Isaac and Nora; and several nieces and nephews.

Norma was loved and will be deeply missed by all.

Private Graveside Services will be held in Oblong Cemetery, Oblong, Illinois. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd Street, West Terre Haute, Indiana 47885. Online condolences may be at:

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November 17, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fitzpatrick Funeral Home
220 North 3rd Street
West Terre Haute, IN 47885

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