ULYSSES – Norma Jean Dudley, 69, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at her home in Ulysses.
She was born March 9, 1943, to Walter and Doris Marie (Moss) Seeley in Englewood, Colo.
She married Richard D. Dudley June 8, 1966, in Las Vegas. He survives.
The couple operated The Dash In Drive-In and The Crystal Ice Cream Parlor in Gunnison, Colo. They later purchased and operated the Ulysses Movie Theatre and Drive-In and also ran Shelly’s Restaurant.
She was a member of the Ulysses Chamber of Commerce, Red Hat Society and Quilting Guild.
She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is also survived by her daughters, Terri Lynn Ryles and husband Bob, Tiger, Ga., Laurie Walta and husband, Danny, Caldwell, Linda Velasquez and husband, Robert, Ulysses; her brothers, Larry Seeley, Englewood, Jerry Seeley, Billings, Mont., and Richard Banes, Ulysses; her sisters, Elaine Kuhn and Donna Snyder, both of Englewood; her six grandchildren, Gara Lee, Crystal Hagerman, Dana Walta, Dylan Walta, Jordan Velasquez and Nicholas Velasquez; and her three great-grandchildren, Rhett, Quintin and Colby Lee.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Tina Rader; and sister, Sharon Bennett.
o Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Country View Baptist Church in Ulysses, with the Rev. Sam Bynum presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.
Memorials are suggested to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure or American Cancer Society in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.