Norma Dell Monzingo Jones, age 83, of Lovelady passed away Friday, February 16, 2018 at her residence. Norma Dell was born June 10, 1934 in Lovelady to parents, L. H. Monzingo and Eslie Barron Monzingo. She was a graduate of Lovelady High School, attended Stephens College and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a teaching degree. Norma Dell taught for many years in Crockett, also in Porter Springs and was employed by Lovelady ISD. After retiring, she became the Alumni Director for Sam Houston State University, also served on the Lovelady City Council and was appointed Mayor Pro Tem. Being very involved with many organizations through the years, she was a member of the TSTA/NEA, DAR and Sam Houston Alumni also a longtime member of the Lovelady First United Methodist Church. Norma Dell was instrumental with the restoration of the Lovelady Old Gym remaining so dedicated, spending many hours raising funds and seeing to the maintenance and care of her beloved gym.
Norma Dell is survived by husband, Jerry Jones of Lovelady; sons, Louis A. “Binky” Monk and wife, Debbie of Lovelady, Bruce D. Monk and wife, Lawanna; grandchildren, Mandy Wilson and husband, Greg of Lovelady, Kyle Monk and wife, Tara of Lovelady, Cayla Ables and husband, Cody of Tyler, Brandon Monk and Danielle Brooker of North Zulch; great-grandchildren, Benjamin Monk, Lane Wilson, Graeson Monk, Levi Wilson, Brynn Ables, Lyla Ables, Tyson Ables; step-daughter, Nicole Lolley and husband, Craig of Richards; step-grandchildren, Hunter and Hawkin Lolley of Richards. She was preceded in death by parents, L. H. and Eslie Monzingo.
Funeral services for Norma Dell Monzingo Jones were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in the Lovelady Old Gym with Rev. Max Nichter officiating. Interment followed in the Lovelady Evergreen Cemetery. Family received friends for visitation Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lovelady Old Gym or the Norma Dell Jones Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.callawayallee.com