Norma Jean (Collins) Wall of Dayton, Ohio was born to Alva Ancil Collins and Isabelle (Collins) Cross on January 12, 1942 in Greenville, Ohio. She departed this life on July 30, 2022 with her family by her side.
In Norma’s younger years, she faithfully attended Wesleyan Methodist Church in Longtown, Ohio where her mother was choir director and played the piano and she, along with her four siblings, sang in the choir. Norma graduated with honors from Westmont High School in Hollansburg, Ohio.
For over 30 years, Norma worked at Reynolds and Reynolds as the manager of Equal Employment Opportunities. After her retirement from Reynolds and Reynolds in 2001, she started her own consulting firm, Wall Consulting, from which she retired in 2021.
Norma was a faithful member of Aspire Church in Dayton, Ohio where she volunteered folding weekly/monthly flyers. She also volunteered her time reading to the blind on the radio.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Alva Ancil Collins and Isabelle (Collins) Cross, her stepfather, Ollie Cross, her brother, Jack Collins and her sister, Shirley Jett.
She will live forever in the hearts of her children: Shawn (Herbert) Underwood, Donald (Regina) Wall, Denise (Todd) Wall and Jeffrey (Valerie) Wall; grandchildren: Tiffany Wall, Jessica Underwood, Ryan Wall, Christopher Williams, Alanna Wall, Jeffrey Wall, Jr., Colin Wall and Carsyn Wall; Great grandchildren: Kylie Berry, Julian Bailey, Ava Foster, Lia Foster and Damien Easthon; sisters Leora Fay (Ron) Coates and Marian Caldwell; very devoted friend, John Davis; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.