Norma Helen Ball passed away peacefully in her sleep July 23, 2021, at
Cove's Edge in Damariscotta, Maine. She was born at the doctor's office
on January 8, 1941, in Damariscotta to Mellicent Edith Jones Ball and
Joseph Edward Ball.
She attended schools in Nobleboro and Bath, graduating from Morse High
School in 1961. She was an outstanding athlete and participated in all
sports during high school. After school she joined the United States
Army serving in Colorado Springs and Germany. She married Stephen Rogers
in 1964 and lived in Bath for 10 years.
She was a talented artist, cabinetmaker, mechanic, seamstress and
upholsterer. She loved spending time on Damariscotta Lake on Little
Dipper Island. She was self-employed as an upholsterer and seamstress
until 2002 when she had a disabling stroke. She spent time in
rehabilitation at Togus and has been at Cove's Edge for 14 years. Great
appreciation goes to all of her kind caretakers for such a long time.
Norma is pre-deceased by her mother, father and brother, Richard Jackson
Ball. She is survived by her son, Glen Rogers and his wife Cynthia Bowen
Rogers of Union and her grandchildren, Colby Rogers and Austin Rogers of
Union; her son, Sidney Rogers, of Phippsburg; and her son, Jack Hixon of
Virginia. She is also survived by her siblings, Joseph Edward Ball and
his wife Evelyn Ball of Round Pond; Joyce Ball Brown of Nobleboro;
Michael Ball and his wife Faith Ball of Nobleboro; Eola Ann Ball of
Rockland; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Although her body and mind hindered her in this life, she is now flying
There will be a celebration of her life on Sunday, August 8, 2021, from
10:00 to noon for family and close friends in Nobleboro.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Norma
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Direct Cremation of Maine