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Norma Jean (Adams) Erford

July 1, 1929 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 92)

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Norma Jean Erford

  OAKWOOD – Norma Jean Erford, 92, of Oakwood, passed away at 3:02 a.m. on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at her daughter’s residence.  She was born July 1, 1929, in Paulding County to the late Albert and Pearl (Heilshorn) Adams.  On July 31, 1949, she married Arthur Erford, he preceded her in death on September 30, 2002.

  Norma is survived by six children: Jean Garza, Sheila (Bill) Holley, Tim (Pam) Erford, Jeff (Jill) Erford, all of Oakwood, Dennis (Becky) Erford of Defiance, and Bruce (Diane) Erford, also of Oakwood; nineteen grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother: Larry (Carole) Adams of Oakwood; and a sister: Margaret Elliott also of Oakwood.

  She is preceded in death by a daughter: Joyce Copsey; a son: Nick Erford; a daughter-in-law: Barb Erford; a son-in-law: Bruno Garza; brothers: Gerald and Earl Adams; sisters: Floella Grimes, Gayle Foss, Evelyn Johnston; and a great-granddaughter.

  Norma was a member of Twin Oaks United Methodist Church, Oakwood.  She had retired from Campbell’s Soup Company, Napoleon.  Norma was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and The Ohio State Buckeyes.  She loved spending time with her family.

   A Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood with Rev. Terry Porter officiating.  Burial will follow in Sherman Cemetery, Oakwood.  A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. and again on Thursday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. 

  Memorial donations may be made to Oakwood EMS or Elara Care.

  Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 13, 2022

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Oakwood
610 Walnut St
Oakwood, Ohio 45873

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Oakwood
610 Walnut St
Oakwood, Ohio 45873

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Oakwood
610 Walnut St
Oakwood, Ohio 45873

Donations

Oakwood EMS
Oakwood OH 45873

Elara Caring Hospice
Toledo OH

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