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Norma Jean Pottorf Whetstone, 88

March 30, 2012

Norma Jean Pottorf Whetstone, 88, of Sidney, passed away at 10:38 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

Born on March 26, 1924, in Piqua, Norma Jean was a daughter of Alonzo and Pearl (West) Moyer, and they preceded her in death.

She married Robert Pottorf, and he preceded her in death on April 10, 1980. In 1983, she then married Eldon Whetstone, and he preceded her in death on March 5, 2001.

Norma Jean is survived by four children, Doug (Sherry) Pottorf of Sidney, Craig (Diana) Pottorf of Summerville, S.C., Cheryl Conrad (special friend Jack) of West Carrollton and Rob (Kris) Pottorf of Lexington, Ky; three stepdaughters, Barbara (Al) Sampson of The Villages, Fla., Sharon (Jim) Winget of St. Marys and Trenna (Dennis) Chiles of St. Marys; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; four sisters and two brothers, Kathy Gany of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Patricia (Al) Smith of Troy, Carolyn Moyer of Troy, Shirley (Butch) Trent of Englewood, Lowell Moyer of Vandalia and Johnny (Juda) Moyer of Tipp City.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Barbee; a brother, James Moyer; an infant brother.

Norma Jean was a member of the Piqua Baptist Church, and she worked for Leroi Compressor and Sidney Electric, both of Sidney, Robinson-Meyers of Piqua and Hobart Corp. of Troy. She was a graduate of Pleasant Hill High School.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Piqua Baptist Church, 1402 High St., Piqua, with the Rev. Don Wells officiating. Burial will follow in Fletcher Cemetery.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Suber Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Fletcher.

Memorial donations in Norma Jean’s name may be made to the Piqua Baptist Church Music Dept., 1402 W. High St., Piqua, Ohio, 45356. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.

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