Norma Ilene Roberts

December 29, 1940 ~ October 3, 2021


  Norma Ilene Roberts, age 80, passed away October 3, 2021 at her home in Farmington, Missouri. Norma was born December 29, 1940 to Harry Arthur Bayless, Sr. and Ola (Hardesty) Bayless.  Norma was a member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary. She was a gifted pianist and played piano for the Coffman Baptist Church for the last year and a half.

Norma is survived by her husband, Francis Delano Roberts, sisters; Janet Courtney and Phyllis Rudolph along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, late husband Larry Wayne Kay, sisters; Margaret Powell, Glenda Bayless, Anna Lou Aubuchon and Juanita Hahn and brothers; Eugene Bayless, Warren Bayless and Harry Bayless, Jr.

Services will be held Thursday, October 7, 2021 at C. Z. Boyer and Son Taylor Chapel in Farmington with visitation at 11:00 a.m. and services at 1:00 p.m.  Graveside service will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Farmington, Missouri.

Arrangements are under the direction of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home Taylor Chapel in Farmington. View obituary and share condolences online at

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Norma. I have known her for years 
    She was always smiling and had a heart of gold. May God watch over you 

  2. I am saddened by the loss of Aunt Norma. She had a wonderful sense of humor and the sweetest chuckle. I will miss her kind words and gentle heart.
    Sending peace and love,
    Gina Bayless

  3. Our deepest sympathy to the Bayless Family. So sad to realize there are only 2 children left of Norma's siblings. We were good friends & neighbors with Warren & Harry Bayless. Norma will not be forgotten just like the rest of the family. They left alot of good memories among the people that came into their lives. God Bless Janet & Phyllis and all the nieces & nephews & their families. The Bayless' legency lives on in Farmington, Missouri & Illinois.

  4. So sorry to hear of her passing!  She was a beautiful friend and I did cherish our friendship. She was always smiling and very helpful in so many ways!  She was a very devoted Christian!  I Loved to hear her play the piano and sing!  She will be greatly missed here.  She will be one of the best angels ever!!  ❤️❤️
    Francis you’re in our thoughts and prayers!  I know you will miss her!❤️❤️

  5. Francis and all the Bayless family you have my deepest sympathy.   You were GREAT neighbors to us.   I am praying the Lord will give you peace and comfort.  

  6. We just learned of your passing in oct. 2021. Our love to francis, we will miss her, her beautiful smile and gentle heart.
    Love mike and gayla

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