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Saturday January 27th, 2018
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Saturday January 27th, 2018
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Norma Jean Kemp

Norma Jean Kemp, age 87, of Eaton, passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Vancrest of Eaton Health Care Center. She was born May 3, 1930 in Preble County to the late Emerson and Helen (Meeks) Bishop. She was a 1948 graduate of Eaton High School; was a lifelong member of New Hope United Methodist Church, where she played the piano and organ and was the former choir director. She worked at Henny Penny for 17 years and later retired from the Frigidaire Company in Dayton. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband Lloyd “Gus” Matheny; second husband Norman M. Kemp; and son-in-law Tom Busick. She is survived by her son Mike (Donna) Matheny of Morgantown, WV; daughter Connie Busick of Indianapolis, IN; daughter Kim Cole (and special family friend Janet Gordon) of Miamisburg, OH; brother Gerald “Jerry” (Judy) Bishop of Eaton; sister Joyce Moore of Eaton; 6 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 11:00 to 1:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton. Funeral services will follow at 1:30 pm on Saturday at the New Hope United Methodist Church, 5367 U.S. 35 West, Eaton, OH with Pastor Rodney Dunn officiating. Burial will be at Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton. Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Dayton or Alzheimer's Association Miami Valley. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Thank you Pam & Chuck, Connie & family

Connie Matheny Busick Jan 28 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you, she had many happy memories with you both.

Connie Matheny Busick Jan 28 2018 12:00 AM

Mike, Connie and Kim and families: We are so sorry to hear of your loss; it's certainly not an easy thing to go through. Just hold tight to your many wonderful memories and remember, "There's rejoicing on the other side!". Chuck and Pam (Martz) Hester

Chuck and Pam Hester Jan 26 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you Gregg. She thought allot of you, and you are right so many memories.

KimCole Jan 25 2018 12:00 AM

Jim and I are sorry for your loss, Mike and Connie. She was a sweet lady. Jim and Nancy Ferriell

Nancy Ferriell Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Kim. Sorry to hear about your mom. She was alot of fun. I have alot of fond memories with her. Live, Love and Enjoy. Gregg Bolinger

Gregg Bolinger Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to learn of the passing of my former classmate Norma Jean. We sat side-by-side alphabetically in many classes all through high school. I will miss her. -- Carl Beyer

Carl Beyer Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you Bonnie. She lived her life by her strong Faith in Jesus Christ. Very hard to say good bye but God received another angel. Love you!!

Kim Cole Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you Carl. She talked allot about her class mates and your reunions.

Kim Cole Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you Cindy. I know there is reuniting going on and she is where she wanted to be. Love You!

Kim Cole Jan 24 2018 12:00 AM

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