Norma Jeanne Wilson, 82, of Idyllwild, died of natural causes in Palm Desert Monday, March 10, 2003.

She was born July 28, 1921, in Saginaw, Mich.

Ms. Wilson was an occupational therapist working with children.

She was a member of the Idyllwild Bible Church and was a volunteer of the children’s program at the Wycliffe Bible Translators, formerly in Idyllwild.

A memorial service is planned for 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 19 at the Idyllwild Bible Church with Pastor Tim Westcott officiating.

She is survived by two sisters, Miriam Gephart of Michigan and Barbara Houghton of Tennessee.

Friends said she was a quiet, kind woman with a gentle spirit and a deep desire to serve God as she served children.