Norma Jean Stark Leonard

Monday, July 19, 2021

Norma Jean Stark Leonard of Berryville, Arkansas was born May 9, 1933 to Joseph and Nellie (maiden name) Bonetto in Peoria, Illinois. Norma went to be with Lord and Savior, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Berryville, Arkansas at the age of 88.

Norma loved going to church and teaching Sunday school. She gave herself to Christ in the 1960’s and never backed up on her faith. Norma enjoyed tending her flowers and birdwatching.

Norma is survived by her husband Max Leonard; her children Anna Thomason and husband Eddie of Omaha, Arkansas; Truman “Butch” Stark Jr and wife Betty of Green Forest, Arkansas, and Rosemary Sims of Green Forest, Arkansas; grandchildren Wendy, Kevin, Kelli, Johnny, Misty, and Dusty; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; sister Betty Worthington; several other family members and friends.

She is preceded in death by her first husband Truman Stark Sr.; her parents and nine siblings.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 16, 2021, at the Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel. Funeral Service will be held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel with Rev. David Maybee officiating. Interment will follow at the Pickens Cemetery. Memorial donation may be made to the South Green Forest Union Church, c/o Anstaff Bank, PO Box 1900, Green Forest, AR 72638. Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at