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Norma Elizabeth Lilly, 83, of Kent, died Thursday, September 21, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center in Ravenna.

She was born September 14, 1934 in Grafton, WV to Fred and Hester (Nester) Lucas. She is remembered for working for 17 years at the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce. She had been active in the Longcoy School PTA. She was an avid bowler and sports fan. She will be remembered as "everybody's Mom."

She is survived by sons, Jim Lilly of Kent and John L. (Michele) Lilly of Kent; daughter, Robin Lilly of Kent; grandchildren, Justin (Nikki) Voss, Amber (Mike) Osborne, Sara (Adam) Heppe, and Katelyn (Curtis) Pennington; great grandchildren, Olivia Osborne, Allison Osborne, A.J. Heppe, Maggie Heppe, and Ida Mae Heppe; in-laws, Ester Lucas and Jack and Jeannette Lilly; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Lilly; and siblings, Fred Lucas, Jean Smith, Richard Lucas, and Betty Burrows.

Calling hours will be held 5:30-7:30 PM Monday, September 25th at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory in Kent with the funeral services at 7:30 PM with Tim DeFrange officiating. Burial services will be held at 10 AM Tuesday, September 26th at Standing Rock Cemetery.