Norma Lou Slider Cottrell, 81, of Parkersburg

Norma Lou Slider Cottrell, 81, of Belpre, died March 17, 2019 at the Camden Clark Medical Center.

Norma was born February 23, 1938, in Calhoun County, WV, and was the daughter of the late Paul and Thelma Slider of Mt. Zion.

Norma had worked 36 years as an Executive Secretary for Borg Warner. She was an active member of Fairlawn Baptist Church where she was a greeter, organist and pianist. She loved decorating and would decorate her home with twenty Christmas trees for the holiday tour.

She was a graduate of Calhoun County High School in 1955.

Norma is survived by her husband of 43 years Bill Cottrell; daughter Lela Ronan of FL; granddaughters Morgan and Maggie Courter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Carroll Slider.

Funeral services will be Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11:00 am at the Fairlawn Baptist Church, with Pastor Jason Spade, officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fairlawn Baptist Church, 215 Fairlawn Drive, Parkersburg WV, 26101.

Leavitt Funeral Home Belpre is assisting the family with arrangements.

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