Norma Jean Deaton, 97

Born Wednesday, September 21, 1921

Died Thursday, May 16, 2019

Norma Jean Erb-Deaton was born September 21, 1921 in McCloud, Oklahoma to James Louis Walters and Helen Gracie (McCoy) Walters and peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Norma is preceded in death by her parents; James Waters and Paul and Helen Gotcher; husband, James (Jim) L. Erb; son, David L. Erb; late husband, Vance Deaton; brother, Robert (Bob) Walters. She is lovingly survived by her daughter-in-law and sole caregiver; Susan K. Erb, of Fort Gibson, OK; son, Bob Erb and wife Beverly of Kilgore, Texas; grandchildren, Tiffany Erb-Hilton of Owasso, OK, Jimmy N. Erb and wife Mandy of Okay, OK, Pam (Erb) Tucker of Longview, TX, Greg Erb of Kilgore, TX, and wife Kim, as well as numerous great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank Broadway Manor of Muskogee, OK and Emerald Hospice of Wagoner, OK for their outstanding love and care. A private family service will be held at a later time.
The family of Norma Jean Erb-Deaton has entrusted her care and cremation to Clifford D Garrett Family Funeral Home in Fort Gibson, OK. 918-478-2555 Online condolences may be left at

Clifford D. Garrett Family Funeral Home