March 28, 1934 ~ April 12, 2013

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Norma F. Bugg, 79, went home Friday, April 12, 2013, at the Brian Center, Weaverville. Mrs. Bugg was born in Buncombe County and was a daughter of the late James E. Jones, Sr., and Beatrice Taylor Jones. She was preceded in death by a brother, James E. Jones, Jr., and a daughter-in-law, Glenda Bugg. Mrs. Bugg was a nursing assistant, working as a private home nurse. She is survived by two daughters, Elaine Thorpe (Earl) and Cindy Harmon (Danny); two sons, Lonnie C. Bugg and James D. Bugg (Brenda); sisters, Judith Tipton and Elaine Carver; brother, William W. Jones; ten grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Sulphur Springs (Academy) Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif.
  • Hidden
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


  1. Cindy and Family,
    So sorry to hear about Ms. Normas passing. She was one of the sweetest women I have ever known, and the same every time you saw her. Earths Loss is Heavens gain, and today, Heaven is sweeter because she is there waiting on all her family.. Take care Love Roger and Angie Hawkins

  2. Cindy and Family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss…Ms Norma was a sweet loving lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you go thru this difficult time. God Bless and I Love ya’ll.
    Please let me know if you need anything.

  3. Cindy and family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. Norma was such a sweet lady and I know how much you will miss her. Hold on to the memories that you have and know she is heaven now just waiting on you. Love and prayers.

  4. Elaine & Family

    SO sorry for your loss I know you will miss her very much.Earths loss heavens gain.Just another angle in Heaven


  5. My heart is deeply saddened by your loss and my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    I know G-ma Bugg is already playing with Jake…he loved her so much.

  6. Cindy, I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. My thoughts, prayers and love to you and your family during this difficult time. Please let me know if there is anything we can do.
    Machelle Scavio and your Momma Dee
    Asheville, NC

  7. To all the family,I am so sorry to hear of Norma’s passing. She was a wonderful person. She never changed. She was always uplifting. I know she is looking down and smiling tonight. She’s not gone, she’s just on the other side.

  8. So sorry for the loss of your granny. We learn so much from our elders. If there is anything I can do please let me know. continued love and prayers.

  9. Missy (Taz) so sorry about your loss. In time you will be able to remember the good times with less pain than you are feeling now.

  10. Missy. I am so sorry for the loss of your Grandma. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God be with you all and grant you all His Grace.

  11. I am so sorry for your loss, and have been praying for you all. I was so glad I could meet such a wonderful woman and look forward to the day when I get to see her again.

  12. My dearest Missy, I am sorry for the loss of your cool grandmother. She is watching over everyone now!
    I’m sure you and your family are feeling the love and support coming your way via prayers and daily thoughts. Much love to you all!

  13. Taz I’m so sorry for your loss.. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers through this trying time.. Love you sis

  14. Missy-
    It is with heavy heart that I send my sincerest sympathies to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time.

  15. My sister I am sending my prayers to you and your family during this time. Please know are in my thoughts. Love you sis

  16. Missy,
    My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family in this time of loss. Know that your sisters always hold you and yours near to their hearts.

  17. My condolences for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May you feel the touch of your Gma’s wings on your shoulder.

  18. Missy (Taz) may you always be surrounded by the wonderful memories of your Grandma. Sending my prayers to you and your family.
    Love you, ~radar~ LFFL

  19. We are so sorry for your loss. She was so young, but God wanted good younger people to be in heaven to guide the rest of us to do good deeds for others.

  20. Missy (Taz)
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you say ‘Until we meet again’ to your dear sweet Grandma.
    Much love and many hugs,

  21. Taz, I love you so much and am so sorry that you are having to go through all of this. The Lace Nation has had a rough start to this year but there is a reason for all of it. We have so many NEW ANGELS to ride with us and keep us safe. Remember, when a baby is born God rings his BELL and another ANGEL gets her WINGS.
    Love you sis,
    Bobbie & Dick

  22. TAZ,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May your heart be filled with warm thoughts and treasured moments of your dear grandmother. With all my love Sis, Sheila


Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook