Norma ‘Jean’ Tice age 79, of Lima passed away 3:00 p.m., Thursday, July 14, 2022. She was born July 27, 1942 in Lima, Ohio to the late LeRoy and Helena (Burtchin) Whetstone. She married Edward L. ‘Bob’ Ellis and he preceded her in death March 13, 1998. She married William L. Tice Sept. 3, 1999 and he preceded her in death Feb. 19, 2006.
Norma retired from K-Mart west after28 years of service and had been president of the Crestwood Neighborhood Assoc. for several years. She enjoyed bowling at Westgate Lanes and had won several awards there.
Survivors include 2 daughters: Deborah Plantz of Georgetown, SC and Donna (Brian) Foy of Huntertown, IN; 4 grandchildren: Richard Plantz, Jamie Figley, Mykel Barciz and Michelle (Lucas) Thiel, 8 great grandchildren, a sister Charlene Dyer of Harrod and a sister-in-law Gretchen of Huber Heights.
She was preceded in death by siblings: Gerald, Melvin, John Whetstone, Annetta Ladd and Eleanor Marsee.
Private family burial will be in Ft. Amanda Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to American Diabetes of Kidney services of West Central Ohio.