January 02, 1938 ‒ April 10, 2007
Naomi L. Disbennett – Heavlin, age 69 of Delaware died early Tuesday morning, April 10, 2007 at Wintersong Village following a courageous four month battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).
She was born on January 2, 1938 in Pharisburg, Ohio to the late Elden E. and Gladys (Lamont) Disbennett and was a lifelong resident of Delaware. A graduate of Willis High School in 1955 she then began her career with the Delaware County Bank. Retiring in 2002, she worked 47 years with the Delaware County Bank in a number of different capacities, including bookkeeping, proof department, research, the loan department, operations and human resources, and even as a teller. With human resources being her favorite because she enjoyed helping her coworkers. She was proud that with the exception of the birth of her children, she never missed a day of work. Dedication was one of many qualities she loving instilled in her children. A true confidant both at work and home, she will be remembered for her trustworthy and caring attributes.
Along with her family, attending garage sales and price bartering brought joy to her life. She enjoyed bowling at Delaware and Colony Lanes, camping, and country dancing with the Boot Scooters when she was able. She collected decorative tins, angels, and most importantly friends, especially those of The Old Bankers Meeting.
She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend. She is survived by her husband of 51 years: William “Bill” Heavlin, whom she married November 5, 1955 in Delaware, Daughters: Piper (Rick) Ream of Mansfield, Faith Caldwell of Delaware, Son: William “Billy” Heavlin and his companion Jim Murphy of Jacksonville, FL, Grandchildren: Tabitha Ream – Hendrickson and her husband Shawn, Derrick Ream, Mallory and Hillary Caldwell, Brother: Rodney (Ruby) Disbennett of Delaware, Sister: Phylis (Edward) Johnson of Kilbourne, Sister-in-law: Pat Disbennett of Delaware, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Preceded in death by Brother; Melvin Disbennett in 2003 and sister, Crystal Johnson in 2005.
Friends may call Thursday 4-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St. (SR 36), Delaware, where funeral services will be held Friday 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Darrell Anderson officiating, burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com