Monday , April 29, 2013 - 9:56 AM
Norma Tanner Clark of Brigham City will celebrate her 80th birthday onMay 4. Her children will host an open house in her honor from 6 to 8 p.m. (with a program at 6 p.m.) in the Brigham City 11th Ward cultural hall, 506 S. 200 East.
She was born on May 4, 1933, to Herb and Vera Tanner in Ogden. Raised in Grouse Creek, she attended Grouse Creek and Bear River High schools. She is the fourth of 11 children with whom she has shared a lifelong bond.
She married Hughe Dean Clark in 1954. Their six children and spouses are Jerry and Donna Clark, Carla and Jeff Norman, Mike and Mary Clark, Janet Clark (deceased), Jeff and Trudi Clark, and Paul and Michelle Clark. She also has 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Through the years, she has been employed at the County Clerk’s Office, C&D’s Pizza, Bess Service, Box Elder Bank, First Interstate Bank and Eagle Mountain Golf Course. Since her “retirement,” she has been involved with selling Avon and has earned the Rose Circle Award and several presidential awards. She has made many lifelong friends along the way.
She is an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where she has served as president for the Relief Society and Young Women’s, and in numerous teaching positions.
Her 15 minutes of fame came in August 2010 when she dropped a 50-foot putt for $10,000 and made national news and sports highlights.