Norma Lee Seifert, 88, of Collierville passed away peacefully May 10, 2018.
A time of visitation was to be held at 9 a.m. today, followed by a service at 10 at Central Church in Collierville.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the American Heart Association or Central Church.
She was born Nov. 23, 1930, in Kingman, Kan. Her education began in a one-room schoolhouse. Then she attended Bethany College and graduated from Kansas State University.
She met the love of her life, Robert Paul Seifert, when they were children. After they were married in 1949, they enjoyed 68 wonderful years together.
After graduating from college, they settled in Princeton, Ind., where Bob began working with Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company. From Indiana, they moved to Union City, then to Des Moines, Iowa, and then they retired in 1995 to Collierville.
While raising three children, she worked as a piano teacher and served as a church organist in several churches. Norma was very active in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), serving as an officer at the local, state and national levels.
She also served multiple terms on the Board of Concerned Women for America (CWA). Wherever she and Bob lived, Norma was always active in her church and had a profound influence on the faith of her family and friends. She and Bob have been faithful members of Central Church in Collierville.
She is survived by her husband, Robert P. Seifert; her sister, Lila Levin (Jon); three children, Jill Peak (Gerry), Rob Seifert (JoAnn) and Tanna Hanger (Greg); eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.