OBITUARY

Violet M. Birman

February 16, 1924March 10, 2020

Ms. Violet Birman was born February 16, 1924 in Michigan to John and Ida Cheeseman Norton and passed away on March 10, 2020 in Fernandina Beach, FL. She graduated from Hastings High School in 1942 in Hastings, Michigan. She married John Birman in 1943 and they were married 59 years until his passing in 2002. Ms. Violet spent 7 years being a ‘Nanny’ to children and babies. She later worked at Hastings Manufacturing Company, where they made car parts, for over 20 years. After retiring she and John moved to Leesburg, Florida. She enjoyed doing-crafts and crocheting. She-made afghan’s for most of her children and grandchildren. She also enjoys visiting with family and friends. She is very passionate about her love for the Lord. She is thankful to him for the way He has provided for her these many years. She is also a breast cancer survivor since 2003. She is a member of the First Black Creek Baptist Church in Penney Farms.

She is predeceased by her parents; her husband John; a daughter Connie; a son Gary; a grandson Robert; siblings Howard (Pauline) Norton, Donald (Bonnie) Norton, Vivian (Ping) Beckwith and Evelyn (Calvin) Campbell. She is survived by her son Wayne (Kathy) Birman of Yulee; 9 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister Evelyn Campbell; and lots of other relatives.

Family will receive friends 2-3 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 with Graveside Services to follow at HARDAGE-GIDDENS HOLLY HILL FUNERAL HOME AND MEMORIAL PARK, 3601 Old Jennings Rd, Middleburg, FL. Please post words of comfort at www.hollyhillfunerals.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Violet is predeceased by her parents; her husband John; a daughter Connie; a son Gary; a grandson Robert; siblings Howard (Pauline) Norton, Donald (Bonnie) Norton, Vivian (Ping) Beckwith and Evelyn (Calvin) Campbell.
    She is survived by her son Wayne (Kathy) Birman of Yulee; 9 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister Evelyn Campbell; and lots of other relatives.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 13, 2020
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 13, 2020

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