Norma Ann Fox Evans, 83, of Newton, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023 at her residence following a period of declining health.

Norma was born December 24, 1939 in Yancey County to the late Coy Fox and Mary Ann Westall Fox. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and loved going to church and worshipping the Lord. Norma loved her family and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John Evans; brother, Gerwood Homer Fox; and nephew, Teddy Fox.

She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Fleming and husband Clay; son, Stanley Evans and wife Janice; grandchildren, Summer Fleming Ayers and husband Ron, Nathaniel Fleming, Jonathan Fleming, Amber Evans Dixon, and Jeremiah Evans and wife Katherine; and great-grandchildren,  Maddox Carver, Kiara Fleming, Kraegan Dixon, Caroline Evans, Eli Evans, and John Evans. Also surviving are brothers, Robert Fox, Paul Fox, Arcemus Fox, and Dean Fox; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 3:00 P.M. at Trinity Baptist Church with Pastor Tim Hodge officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Trinity Baptist Church.

Heritage Funeral Service and Crematory in Valdese is assisting the family.