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Norma Vivian Stevenson

July 17, 1931 — June 28, 2018

Norma Vivian Stevenson

Norma (Schmidt) Stevenson, 86, of Eaton, OH, died Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Oxford, OH. Norma was born near Eaton, OH on July 17, 1931 to Ernest C. and Mabel (Thompson) Schmidt. She graduated from Eaton High School in 1949 and from Miami University in 1953. She taught 2nd, 3rd, 4th and fifth grades in Eaton and other Preble County Schools for 31 years. On June 12, 1954 she married Donald Stevenson, her post high school sweetheart, a marriage which lasted over 57 years, until his death on May 6, 2012. They loved being together, working and traveling. Most of all, they enjoyed 20 years of twice a year vacationing in Myrtle Beach, S.C. after their retirement. Norma also enjoyed her flowers, crewelwork, reading and Cincinnati Reds baseball games. She was a life member of the Preble County Retired Teacher Association, also NARFE. But always, the most important thing in her life was being Mrs. Don Stevenson. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her beloved brother Fred and nephew, Stanley Schmidt. 

She is survived by her very special nephew, Daniel Stevenson, who was like a son to her and special friend, Gregory Salter, special niece and nephew, Theresa and John Baker, nephews Ike (Sonni) Stevenson, Wayne (Patty) Stevenson; niece Virginia and husband Russell Morris; her brother Marion Schmidt and his children, Connie (Darrell) Studebaker, Adam (Ellen) Schmidt and numerous other nieces and nephews. 

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at the Barnes Funeral Home, 220 E. Main St., Eaton, OH with Rev. Trevor Bridgeford officiating. Interment will be held in Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton. Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Preble County Humane Society, P. O. Box 72 Eaton, OH 45320 Condolences via www.barnesfuneralhome.com

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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Burial

Mound Hill Cemetery (Old Section)

W Maine St, MN 56010

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