Norma Jean Deem

September 11, 1939 ‒ September 18, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Norma Jean Deem, age 74, of Newark Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Country Court Nursing Home.

She was born on September 11, 1939 in Knox County to Russell and Edith (McMannis) Harper. Norma worked at the Salvation Army Thrift Store. She enjoyed crochet, gardening. But most of all, Norma loved the time she spent with her grandchildren playing ball.

She is survived by her daughter Regina Payne of Mount Vernon; her son Harry (Lisa) Deem of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two sisters, Carole (Tim) Corrigan of Mount Vernon and Delores (Terry) Wilson of Newark.

Besides her parents, Norma was preceded in death by husband Charles E. Deem and her son-in-law Samuel Rick Payne.

Friends may call on Monday from 11-1 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Norma’s name may be made to: Knox County Hospice (or) the Salvation Army Church.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Norma J. Deem.