Hattalean Frizzell Norman, age 87, of Sylva, N.C., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020.
She was born on March 17, 1933, in Jackson County, to the late John Alexander and Jessie Ashe Frizzell.
Hattalean was a member of Ochre Hill Baptist Church where she served as a librarian and Sunday School teacher. She loved reading her Bible, gardening and watching the hummingbirds and bluebirds. She was also a writer of short stories about her family.
She will be dearly missed by her loving children, Pat Norman, Susan Norman; siblings, R.L. Frizzell, Muriel Frizzell; grandchildren, Jason (Brandi), Michael, Christi Kennedy, Daniel (Mimi) Parris, James, Joshua; daughter-in-law, Kathleen Frizzell; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and granddaughter-by-heart, Marissa Ellsworth.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Allen Eugene; son, Gary (Willa Zoe) Norman; and brother, John A. Frizzell.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020) at Norman Blanton Cemetery, Sylva, N.C., with Revs. John Swanger and Earl Holden officiating.