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Norma Jean “Suzy” Ooton

Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Death 14 Dec 2014 (aged 89)
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 140271111 · View Source
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Ooton, Norma Jean, 89, of Decatur, died Dec. 14, 2014 at McKinley Court, Decatur. Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Buriel was in Graceland Cemetery. Memorials: Homeward Bound Pet Shelter.
Suzy, as she was known to her family and friends, was born Dec. 10, 1925, in Decatur, daughter of Lawrence E. and Illa Mae (Patton) Ooton. She was employed by Western Electric as a department chief of technical services from 1954-1985 in Schaumburg, Il., and later in Baldwin, MO.;after retirement returned to Decatur; was one of the first women to occupy an upper management position in the Bell system; read everything she could get her habds on, had a strong will and a heart of gold; in her teenage years was an avid softball player and played on what was one Decatur’s first professional softball teams.
Survivors include: her niece, Sharon Ramey and husband Larry of Decatur; great nephews, Troy Ramey of Effingham, Tyler Ramey of Aurora, Il.
Her parents, one sister and a brother-in-law preceeded her in death.
Published 12/24/2014 in the Decatur Tribune.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 140271111
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norma Jean “Suzy” Ooton (10 Dec 1925–14 Dec 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 140271111, citing Graceland Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .