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Norma Rosenkrantz

July 26, 1943 — March 12, 2013

Norma Jeane Rosenkrantz, 69, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday evening, March 12, 2013, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, with all four of her children at her side.

She was born July 26, 1943, to the late Charles Elmer Adkins and Elsie Lucille Martin Adkins Waugh. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin "Benny" Rosenkrantz, and a brother, James Adkins.

She was formerly the owner of Stone's Grill and Benny's Depot in Ironton, Ohio, and was a loving and devoted mother and homemaker. She was amazingly artistic with a natural God-given ability and vision. She will always be remembered for her generosity and compassion toward her family, friends and strangers alike.

Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Todd R. Bradley and wife Carolyn of Fayetteville, Ohio; daughters Kymberly Jean Edwards and husband Les Waller of Sausalito, Calif., Lisa Crase and husband Ben of Ashland and Jonda Deeds and friend John McCabe of Ironton; brothers Charles Adkins, Kenneth Adkins and wife Diane and Douglas Adkins and wife Laura, all of Ashland; a sister, Jerri Daugherty of Ashland; a sister-in-law, Rae Jean Adkins of Ashland; grandchildren Michael Gannon, Jessica Edwards, Alex Deeds, Logan Kline, Indi Wilks, Zachary Miller and Miranda Miller; great-grandchildren Gatlin Wilks, Mason Wilks, Sawyer Miller, Kennedy Miller, Andrew Gannon and Allison Gannon; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

A celebration of her life will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by Pastor Rob Jordan. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.

Visitation will be after noon Friday at the funeral home.

Friends may make contributions to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.

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Friday, March 15th, 2013 1:00pm

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