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Willie M. Norris

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Willie M. Norris, 89, of Slater, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at Gilliam Cemetery with Larry Moore officiating. Pallbearers will be Brian Norris, Travis Norris, Thomas Green, Michael Green, Brent Young and Frankie Guthrie. Honorary Pallbearers will be Troy Blank, Mark Sula and Will Norris. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to the Hospice Compassus.

Born Dec. 9, 1922, in Renick, she was the daughter of the late Perry and Marie Temple Thomas. On Oct. 11, 1941, in Chillicothe, she married Harold L. Norris, who preceded her in death on May 23, 1989. She was a member of Slater United Methodist Church, and worked as a cafeteria supervisor at Higginsville Habilitation Center until her retirement.

She is survived by two sons, Galen T. Norris of Slater and William A. Norris of Gilliam; a daughter, Dorothy Green of Blackwater; ten grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Patricia Cobb.