Norma Sue Cartwright P’Pool, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Lexington, following a long struggle with Alzheimer’s dementia. We take comfort knowing that she is now present with the Lord and at peace.
A native of Princeton, Norma was born May 12, 1933, to William Glen and Bessie G. Cartwright. Following graduation from Butler High School, she attended Western Kentucky College and later completed courses at Hopkinsville Community College for an associate’s degree. She was employed with the state of Kentucky and retired after 21 years with the Cabinet for Families and Children.
Norma was a member of the First Christian Church where she served as a deacon and was active in the Christian Women’s Fellowship. For many years, she was involved with Caldwell Co. Youth Inc. managing concessions at the county park. She spent many volunteer hours with the Princeton Art Guild, the Caldwell Historical Society, Friends of the Library, and the Princeton Lawn and Garden Club. She enjoyed traveling with local groups, playing bridge, and visiting with family and friends. In later years, she spent time researching family genealogy and was received into the Gen. John Mitchell Chapter of the D.A.R. in 1997.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles E. P’Pool; son Charles Bradley P’Pool; and brother, William Glen Cartwright, Jr.
She is survived by her daughter, Glenda P’Pool Simpson; son-in-law, Scott Simpson of Lexington; two granddaughters, Whitney (Tim) Little of Pikeville; and Anna (Conner Scoggins) Conway of Marshfield, Massachusetts; four great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Little, John Little, Leo Scoggins, and Jack Scoggins; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family extends special thanks and appreciation to the dedicated staff at Cedarhurst of Beaumont Memory Care and Lexington Country Place for their support and care.
A celebration of life visitation will be held from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 15, 2023, at First Christian Church in Princeton.
A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at noon Saturday, April 15, 2023, at First Christian Church in Princeton. Burial will follow in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Morgan’s Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church, 510 Hopkinsville Street, Princeton, KY 42445.
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