June 27, 1924 - November 30, 2021
Norma Gene Schwinn passed away on November 30, 2021, after a two-year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born in Montgomery, AL on June 27, 1924, to Beatrice and James Taylor. Norma went to Sydney Lanier high school and the University of Alabama. She married Leonard Robert Schwinn, Jr. on Nov. 20, 1948, and after living in Birmingham, Mobile and Montgomery, AL; they moved to Columbia, SC. Norma Gene was an active member of Shandon Presbyterian Church, the Ray Riddle Sunday School class and received the Lifetime Member award from the Presbyterian Women having served in many capacities. Psalm 121:1-2 “I lift up my eyes to the hills From whence does my help come? My help comes from the Lord whom made Heaven and Earth.” Norma Gene always felt closest to God in her beloved North Carolina mountains. Surviving is her son, Leonard Robert Schwinn, III; daughter, Norma Schwinn Weldon (Allan); grandchildren, Jacob Logan Schwinn, Miller Elizabeth Schwinn Elam (William), Stefan Burgess Schwinn, Laurie Jean Weldon, Daniel Allan Weldon, Robert Hugh Weldon; and great granddaughter, Aveline Antoinette Elam. Norma is preceded in death by her husband. The funeral service for Mrs. Schwinn will be held 12 o’clock on Friday December 3, 2021, at Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow Street, Columbia, SC. For those attending the service, it is requested that you wear a mask and maintain a reasonable amount of distance to create a safe environment for all. A private interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia, SC. Memorial donations may be made to Shandon Presbyterian Church, 697 Woodrow Street, Columbia, SC 29205. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family.
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