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Norma D. Osborn

August 4, 1928 - October 1, 2017

Obituary


Norma Joyce Doughty Osborn a longtime resident of Gardendale passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017. She was born August 4,1928 at home in the ACIPCO community of Birmingham to Lester L. and Marion Hayes Doughty. She attended Martin Elementary School and graduated from Phillips HS. She married Guice Osborn on October 18, 1947 and moved to Gardendale in 1951. Norma was an active member of Gardendale First Baptist Church since the early 1950s. She worked as an Administrative Assistant at Chevrolet Zone Office until retirement in 1986. She was very talented musically and artistically having...

Norma Joyce Doughty Osborn a longtime resident of Gardendale passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017. She was born August 4,1928 at home in the ACIPCO community of Birmingham to Lester L. and Marion Hayes Doughty. She attended Martin Elementary School and graduated from Phillips HS. She married Guice Osborn on October 18, 1947 and moved to Gardendale in 1951. Norma was an active member of Gardendale First Baptist Church since the early 1950s. She worked as an Administrative Assistant at Chevrolet Zone Office until retirement in 1986. She was very talented musically and artistically having a lovely singing voice, playing piano, painting pictures, making Christmas ornaments and many other crafts. She was a beautiful seamstress sewing many dresses and outfits for square dancing clothes for her and Guice. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister Charlotte Graham. She is survived by her children Lee Johnson (Bob), Steve Osborn (Anita); grandchildren Ryan Osborn (Kristin), David Osborn (Celia); great-grandchildren Cooper and Kate Osborn; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends from Gardendale First Baptist and new friends from Covenant Place Assisted Living. The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Gardendale First Baptist "Disaster Relief" or any Disaster Relief Organization of choice. Visitation will be Tuesday 5:00-8:00 at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel. Funeral service is Wednesday at 12:00 with visitation at 11:00. Graveside service to follow at Oakwood Memorial Gardens in Gardendale.