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Norma Bonelle Wilkins

Funeral services for Norma Bonelle Wilkins, West Plains Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Crider Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Wilkins passed away at 4:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Ozark Healthcare.


She was born April 13, 1936 at Dora Missouri to Champ Clark Bird and Winnie Jewel (Russell) Bird. On April 6, 1957, she was married to Guy Henry Wilkins who preceded her in death on May 14, 2004. Norma was a self-employed cake decorator and pastry chef for 31 years. She was very creative and artistic, and was a Cardinals fan. Mrs. Wilkins was a member of Crider Church of Christ.


She is survived by two children, James Paul Wilkins, State of Oregon, and Vicki Hall and husband, Chris, State of Montana; two brothers, James Clark Bird and wife, Donna and Ray Bird and wife, Debra; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.


Her parents, husband, three children, Steven Wilkins, Richard Wilkins and Karen Stabenow, one brother, Guy Bird, and infant sister, Charlene, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be at the Parsons Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Paragould Children’s Home and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775. Online condolences may be expressed at