Norma Herring Dykes

ALBANY -- Norma Herring Dykes, 82, of Albany, died Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Dykes's remains will be cremated and her cremated remains will be buried at Riverside Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Mrs. Dykes's home on Thursday, September 27, 2012 from 7-9 PM.

Mrs. Dykes was born in Albany, and she graduated from Albany High School in 1946. She was a member of the Dawson Road Church of Christ. Mrs. Dykes retired from Doherty Duggan and Rouse Insurors in 1997. She was a member of Insurance Women of Albany. She was a volunteer for many years at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, and she enjoyed water aerobics at the YMCA. Mrs. Dykes was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Dykes and by her brother, Jimmy Daughtrey.

Mrs. Dykes is survived by her three daughters: Kathy Parrish and her husband Eddie, Lee County, Lou Dykes, Dallas, TX, Tammie Copeland and her husband Steve, Albany; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren.

Those desiring may send memorials to Church of Christ Disaster Relief Effort (CCDRE), 410 Allied Dr., Nashville, TN 37211, www.disasterreliefeffort.org., or the American Cancer Society, 4240 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060, www.cancer.org, or Georgia Diabetes Research Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 70638, Albany, GA 31708.

You may sign the online guestbook and share your own memories with the family of Norma Herring Dykes by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

Kimbrell-Stern Funeral Directors

Albany 229/883-4152