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Norma Eleanor (Pickrell) Washburn

October 6, 1923 ~ February 6, 2019 (age 95)

Norma Eleanor Washburn, 95, Bidwell, Ohio passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019 in Holzer Senior Care Facility, Bidwell, Ohio. The daughter of the late Romie and Clara (Hartshorn) Pickrell, she was born October 6, 1923 in Akron, Ohio.  Norma was the longtime owner and operator of Karma Lee Manufacturing in Akron, Ohio. She married William Warren Washburn, who preceded her in death in 2007.

To this union was born a daughter, Connie (Jason) Gibeaut, Gallipolis, Ohio who survives with grandchildren: Jeremy (fiancée Michelle) Sexton, Jackson, Ohio; Jason (Kristin) Sexton, Grove City Ohio; Melissa (Kyle Toohey) Sexton, Gahanna, Ohio; Jade Boring, Canton, Ohio and Jasmine Gibeaut, Columbus, Ohio as well one great-grandson, Ben Sexton.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Kristopher Sexton and sister, Victoria Bellar.

In accordance with Norma’s wishes, there will be no funeral services. Cremation services are under the direction of the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Wetherholt Chapel, Gallipolis, Ohio. Private burial services will be conducted at the convenience of the family at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Akron, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation consideration to The Holzer Senior Care Activities Department, 380 Colonial Drive, Bidwell, OH 45614 or Holzer Hospice, 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH 45631

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