Norma “Jane” Tuttle, 62, died at her home on Beckwith Drive, Greensboro, NC on July 22, 2013.
She was born in Greensboro on May 4, 1951, to the late Austin Thomas Tuttle and Norma Parker Tuttle. She grew up in Summerfield, NC and graduated from Northwest Guilford High School in 1969. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1972 with a degree in Biology. She furthered her education and graduated from Baylor Hospital School of Medical Technology in Baylor, Texas. After working as a medical technologist at Baylor Hospital for 4 years, she joined Delta Airlines as a flight attendant. She lived in New Orleans, Louisiana, for several years before settling down in Atlanta, Georgia. Jane flew international flights and “saw the world” for 29 years. She retired form Delta Airlines in 2004, and moved back to Greensboro, NC. In addition to travel, Jane enjoyed working in her yard, reading, cooking, refinishing antique furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and a niece, Stephanie Sherrill McCanless.
Norma is survived by her sisters, Karen Tuttle McCanless and husband Dan of Summerfield and Donna Tuttle Smith of Blacklick, Ohio; and nieces,Molly Parker Smith of Blacklick, Ohio and Meredith Austin McCanless of Greensboro and nephew, Richard Gwyn Smith, IV of Blacklick, Ohio.
The family received friends and family at Forbis and Dick-Guilford Chapel, at 5926 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2013. At Jane’s request, she is to be cremated and no formal service will be held.
Memorials may be made to the Alight Foundation, Cone Health Cancer Center, 501 N. Elam Avenue, Suite 2-006, Greensboro, NC 27403; or to a charity of the givers choice.
Online condolences may be offered to the Tuttle Family at www.forbisanddick.com.