Norma June (Thoma) Scott
Norma June (Thoma) Scott was born on August 27, 1945 to Mary (Hyatt) Thoma and John Sylvester Thoma in Seminole, OK. She left this earth on November 4, 2019 in Okeene, OK at the age of 74 years. Norma was preceded in death by her parents John and Mary Thoma; an infant baby-sister; brothers Sylvester Thoma, Jimmy Thoma and Raymon Thoma; also son in law Frank MedicineBird, Jr. Survivors include the love of her life, James Scott of Canton, OK; two daughters, Christy Scott of Canton, OK and Sharon Scott Littleman and husband Kenneth Littleman, Sr. of Yukon, OK; one son, Brian Scott of Canton, OK; two grandsons, Timothy Scott of Canton, OK and Kenneth Littleman, Jr. of Yukon, OK; three brothers, Harrel Thoma of Bowlegs, OK, Henry Thoma and Wife Mary of Prague, OK and Johnny Thoma and wife Donna of Prague, OK; four sisters, Reba Searcy of Del City, OK, Aline Robbins of Shawnee, OK, JoAnn Kirkham of Wellston, OK and Annlee Hopkins of Enid, OK; many nieces, nephews, our church family, and special Honorary kids and grandkids.
Norma graduated from Prague High School in May of 1963. She met James Scott on July 24, 1963 and they were married on September 28, 1963. They made their home in Southard, OK and later moved into Canton, OK. James had a dream to work with the Native American people and they started their ministry 56 years ago. They were home missionaries to the Cheyenne and Arapaho people for 42 years. They started a church in Canton and were there for 4 years. They then served 42 years at Longdale Indian Mission Assembly of God.
Norma was a Cook, Asst. Director and the VOICE of the Longdale Kids Camp for 31 years. She worked on the farm with Jim, working cattle, building fences, and driving tractors for 40 years. She worked at the Canton Farm Supply, Erma’s Sav-Mor, Okeene Hospital and Annex, Prices Grocery, and Duckwalls. Norma loved to be with family, friends, and church. She loved to cook and help others. She especially love holding babies and kids. She loved our Native People so very much. She loved to have fun, laugh, be loud, and praise God for she had a heart of gold.
Wake services were held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the Canton Native American Gymnasium. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 8, 2019 at the same venue with Reverend Larry Thoma officiating. Interment followed in Cherryvale Cemetery under the direction of Pierce Funeral Home, Canton. Memorials may be made to the Longdale Assembly of God Mission through the funeral home at P.O. Box 36, Canton, OK 73724. Condolences may be made online at www.piercefuneralhomes.com.