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Norma Jean (Whitehead) Vale, 97

Norma Jean (Whitehead) Vale, 97, went home to be with the
Lord on Sunday, December 24, 2023.
She was born on February 13, 1926 in Barberton, Ohio.
Norma Jean was a graduate of Barberton High School, Class
of 1940 and retired as a PBX Operator from Yoder Brothers
after 23 years of service. She was a member of Barberton First
Church of Christ and past member of Jeannette Chapter #212
Preceded in death by her parents, William and Gladys
Thompson; husbands, Robert Whitehead and Joseph Vale and
best friend, Gladys Dronebarger.
Norma is survived by her cousin, Julie Burrows and family;
friend and caregiver, Debra Shreiner and family.
A special thank you goes out to Norma’s extended family at
Pleasant Pointe for all the love and care she received over the
Norma Jean’s funeral service will be held Saturday,
December 30, 2023 at 2 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-
Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton with Russ
Shreiner officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of
her service. Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial
Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Barberton
First Church of Christ or BACM.

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