Norma Jean Valdez passed away October 29, 2016 in LaPorte, TX. She was born in Galveston, TX, to parents, Mike Valdez, Jr. and Mary Ramirez Chaney. Norma Jean was loved by all who encountered her. She was full of life and had a smile that lasted forever. Norma had friends and family from the West Coast to the East Coast. She will be dearly missed.
Norma Jean was preceded in death by her father, Mike Valdez, Jr.; siblings, Stephanie and Henry Valdez; and grandparents, Marco and Fannie Ramirez.
She is survived by her daughters, Heather Newcomb (Todd) and Kendahl Connolly (Chuck); mother and stepfather, Mary and Bill Chaney; siblings, Mike Valdez, III and Albert Valdez (Carol); grandchildren, Dakota, Taylor, and Colby; aunts, uncles, and many cousins; and her grand kitty, Pablo.
Norma Jean’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Thursday, November 3rd, at the Galveston Elks Lodge, 1518 23rd Street. A rosary and celebration of Norma Jean’s life will begin at 6:30 pm.