Norma E. Stewart

November 13, 1931 ‒ December 15, 2019

Marion, Ohio
Formerly of Cardington, Ohio

Norma E. Stewart, age 88, of Marion and formerly of Cardington, passed away Sunday afternoon, December 15, 2019, at Heartland of Marion.

On November 13, 1931, Norma was born in Columbus, OH, a daughter of the late Fred Smith and Hazel May (Sheets) Leach.  She went to high school in Columbus and then furthered her education by receiving her Associate’s degree in business from Bliss College.

Norma served her country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

For many years, Norma was employed as a clerk for Stern Jewelers in Columbus.

Norma liked playing Bingo with her friends and family and also loved playing the Ohio Lottery, especially the scratch off tickets.  She also enjoyed taking care of her cat, Murray.

Norma will be missed by her three daughters: Deborah Stubbs of Cardington, Pam (David) Caulkins of Cardington, Sandy (Dave) Karnes of Columbus; four grandchildren: David (Samantha) Caulkins, Josh (Elizabeth) Caulkins, Samantha (Adam) Slater, Joey Karnes; three great grandchildren; and her special friend, Josie Scheidler.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Robert Sheets and Donald Leach; and two sisters: Carol Ann Bond and Betty Grosvenor.

A private burial will take place at Glendale Cemetery in Cardington.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Norma’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting

  • I’m so sorry for your loss
    My Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family 🙏🙏 🙏🙏
    It was an honor to take care of her. I loved her sassyness. I just loved her period.

  • I’m so sorry to hear! I loved taking care of her when I worked at Heartland! We always had a great time and she always told me I was a smart a**! I loved taking care of her and getting to know her! She will be greatly missed!

  • Oh Norma my sweet norma,how I will cherish the times we had together. I so enjoyed taking care of you at heartland, my prayers are for your family and I know I will see you again in heaven. RIP my angle

  • Im sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. I loved taking care of her at Heartland. She was a very lovely woman. Never a dull moment when she was around. We will miss her dearly. Rip Norma.

  • I’m so sorry for the loss Norma was a great women. Ill miss our dear talks and her sweet smile. She was always so excited to show me her newest coloring job.

  • My thoughts go out to the family. I enjoyed talking with her and listening to the stories of her past while working. She was a character, but a very lovable and family oriented way. She spoke of the love for her family and the people that surrounded her. We will miss her at heartland and her presence. She was a wonderful lady.

  • So sorry for your loss. God gained a special angel when we lost Norma. I will always remember her as a sparkly woman with a heart of gold. God bless!