SALISBURY - Norma Rene Thompson Pratt, 67, of Salisbury, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec 25, 2010, surrounded by her family.Born Feb 27, 1943, in Rowan County, she was the daughter of Edith Booth Thompson and the late Rene Conan Thompson of Spencer. She graduated from North Rowan High School in 1961 and attended Wingate University. Norma moved to Hawaii in 1968 and worked for the VA at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu for several years. She married Bob Pratt and moved to Kailua-Kona on the big island of Hawaii. They owned and operated several furniture stores, where she also did interior design. Norma was also a Realtor for Century21 in Hawaii. She was one of the founding and devoted members of Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity in Kailua-Kona. She was preceded in death by her father, Rene Thompson, and former husband Robert Pratt. Survivors include her mother, Edith Thompson of Spencer; stepdaughter Cindy Holtz and stepson Bobby; four grandchildren of Kona, Hawaii; sister Debbie Barnhardt Basinger of Salisbury; brothers Conan Thompson and wife Georgette of Salisbury; and Ronald Thompson and wife Dee Ann of Faith. Service and Visitation: The funeral service will be held Wednesday Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at Rowan Memorial Park Mausoleum in Salisbury with the Rev. Dr. Rick Cockerham presiding. Following the service, the family will receive friends and family at the home of her mother, 711 Fifth St., Spencer. Memorials: Can be made to the Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, 77-165 Lako St., Kailua Kona, HI 96740-2266.
Father: Rene Conan THOMPSON
Mother: Edith BOOTH
Marriage 1 Albert Robert PRATT b: 10 APR 1927 in Santa Monica, Los Angeles Co., CA