Norma Lee Sugg, 91, Bogard, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Life Care Center, Carrollton, Mo.

Norma Lee was born Oct. 11, 1921, near Bogard, Mo., the daughter of Norman Buzard and Beulah Pitts Buzard. On July 19, 1944, she married Marion D. Sugg, who preceded her in death on March 30, 1999.

After attending Chillicothe Business College, Norma Lee worked for the war effort in Kansas City.

She was active in her church and community for many years. She was a member of the Bogard United Methodist Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, Bogard Community Betterment Leader, 4-H Leader, and member of the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame. She was also a member of the Red Hat Society, the Carroll County Historical Society, Carrollton Country Club, and a Democratic Committee Woman for Van Horn Township. Norma Lee was a life long supporter of many environmental and charitable organizations. She and her husband enjoyed traveling for many years.

Survivors include one son, David LeVan Sugg and wife, Sharon, Carrollton, Mo.; daughter, Susan Elaine Sharp and husband, Ray, Moberly, Mo.; two grandsons, Deron LeVan Sugg, Crystal City, Mo., and Stephen Truman Sugg and wife, Karen, Norfolk, Va.; one great grandson, Emmett Truman; step grandson, Joseph Patrick Sharp, Branson, Mo.; brother, Donald Buzard and wife, Mary Ann, Carrollton, Mo.; sister-in-law, Bonnie Buzard, Excelsior Springs, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother, Dr. William Buzard; and twin sons, Douglas Eugene, who died at birth, and Stephen Anthony.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Gibson Funeral Home, Carrollton, with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bogard, Mo. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service. The family suggests contributions be made to Bogard United Methodist Church or the Bogard Alumni Living Memorial Scholarship Fund, in memory of Mrs. Sugg.

Condolences may be sent to the family via Gibson Funeral Homes, Inc. website, at, and click on the "obituaries" link.