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Norma Jean (Whitehead) Vale
February 13, 1926 ~ December 24, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Norma Jean (Whitehead) Vale, 97, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 24, 2023. She was born on February 13, 1926 in Barberton, Ohio. Norma Jean was a graduate of Barberton High School, Class of 1940 and retired as a PBX Operator from Yoder Brothers after 23 years of service. She was a member of Barberton First Church of Christ and past member of Jeannette Chapter #212 OES. Preceded in death by her parents, William and Gladys Thompson; husbands, Robert Whitehead and Joseph Vale and best friend, Gladys Dronebarger. Norma is survived by her cousin, Julie Burrows and family; friend and caregiver, Debra Shreiner and family. A special thank you goes out to Norma’s extended family at Pleasant Pointe for all the love and care she received over the years. Norma Jean’s funeral service will be held Saturday, December 30, 2023 at 2 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton with Russ Shreiner officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of her service. Burial will take place at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Barberton First Church of Christ or BACM.