March 28, 1926 - December 9, 2021
Norma Jean Wortman, 95, of Decatur, passed away on December 9, 2021, in her residence at Glenwood Assisted Living Facility in Mt. Zion. Jean was born in Decatur, Illinois, on March 28, 1926, the youngest daughter of Cecil and Lulu (Morgan) Lyda. She married Edwin F. Wortman on January 5, 1947 in Decatur, Illinois. For most of her adult life, she was a stay-at-home mother. Jean was active in the PTA organization and spent years as a Cub Scout den mother. In her later years she enjoyed traveling. Jean was a big Cub fan, attending her first Cub game at Wrigley Field at the age of 92. Jean’s family included daughter Phyllis Prell (John) of Fort Smith, AR, son Michael Wortman (Mary) of Decatur, daughter Cynthia Betts (deceased), son David Wortman (Debbie) of Elizabethton, TN, son Charles Wortman (deceased), daughter Kathleen Limer (deceased), son Timothy Wortman (Becky) of Decatur, daughter Patricia Wiesehan of Barnhart, MO; 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation for Jean will be held from 11am until noon on Monday, December 13 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 12 noon. Burial at Graceland Cemetery will follow the service. Pall bearers will be Jean’s grandsons Eric Wortman, Evan Wortman, Robert Betts, Tom Betts, Charles Wortman Jr., Glen Harmison, Frank Harmison, Timothy Wortman Jr., Kevin Wortman, and Andy Wiesehan. In lieu of flowers, the family recommends donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The funeral service will be livestreamed at www.funeralvue.com/login/event#65112. The family would like to thank the employees and staff of Glenwood Assisted Living, Traditions Hospice Care, and Community Home Care for their gracious assistance with our loved one.
Norma Jean Wortman, 95, of Decatur, passed away on December 9, 2021, in her residence at Glenwood Assisted Living Facility in Mt. Zion. Jean was born in Decatur, Illinois, on March 28, 1926, the youngest daughter of Cecil and Lulu (Morgan)... View Obituary & Service Information
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