Norma Jean Cleaver

A Service of Triumph


Norma Jean Cleaver


Sunrise - March 30, 1955                                     Sunset May 21, 2012


Norma was born March 30, 1944, the youngest twin to the late Charlie Cleaver Sr., and Nancy Jo Craig in Rockwall, Texas. She attended school in the Rockwall Independent School District.

Norma attended Cedar Grove Christian Church under the leadership of Rev. Larry Robertson until her health failed.

She was employed by Wylie Independent School District for nearly 20 years.

Norma is preceded in death by her son, Alex Cleaver, grandson, Brandon Cleaver; sister, Billie Jean Loving and brother, Herman Cleaver.

She leaves to cherish her precious memories: two daughters, Melissa Cleaver of McDonough, Georgia and Lovetta Floyd of Garland, Texas; three sisters, Emma Cleaver (her twin) of Garland, Texas, Mary Haynes and Mary Spears both of Dallas, Texas; two brothers, Bennie Mims Sr, (Joyce) of Fort Smith, Arkansas and Charles Cleaver Jr. of Douglasville, Georgia; four grandchildren, Gary Cleaver, Destiny Clay, Ejay Johnson and TaShaya Johnson; 8 great grandchildren; special nieces and nephews, Carla Taylor, Alexis Williams, Marcus Cleaver and Bennie Mims Jr.; special friends, Sherry Edwards, Debra Heard, Judy Thomason and Sheleda Buchanan and a host of other relatives and friends.


"If Love Could Have Saved you"

It breaks our heart to lose you, the day God called you home

Part of us went with you, you did not go alone

A million times we've longed for you

A milllion times we've cried

If love could have saved you, you would have never died

We just can't know what lies ahead, from day to passing day

What changes God is planning in his wide and loving way

We just can't know why our sorrow has to be

Why we lose the one we need and love so specially

We just can't know but we can trust and faith can help us find

our way to those tomorrows that will bring us peace of mind.

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