Dayna Norman

BIG CREEK – Dayna Shae Collins Norman, 37, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at her home. She was born Dec. 19, 1975, in Bruce. She was a 1993 graduate of Bruce High School. She earned an A.A. degree in nursing at Holmes Community College.

She is an R.N. at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was a member of Emergency Nurses Association and Big Creek Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. Dr. Daniel Hathorne will officiate, and Bro. Jon Haimes will assist. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery at Big Creek.

She is survived by her husband, Scott Norman of Big Creek; a daughter, Courtny Norman of Big Creek; her parents, Benny Collins and Barbara Mahan Collins of Pittsboro; a sister, Dawn Ruth (Jeff) of Caledonia; her grandmother, Mabel

Collins of Tupelo, formerly of Bruce; nieces, Blaire Ashlye and Cheyenne Ruth; uncles, Albert Collins and Fred Collins; an uncle and aunt, Pop and Bobo Byars; and her best friend, Beth Howell.

She was preceded in death by an infant sister, Jennifer Allisha Collins; and her grandparents, L.D. Collins, and Jack and Bertis Ferguson Mahan.

Pallbearers will be Terry Bounds, Buddy Collins, Joby Collins, Buddy Litton, Bryan McCarty, Barney Norman, Mike Norman and T.J. Pickering. Honorary pallbearers are the NMMC E.R. staff and BHS Class of 1993.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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