Norris Faedell Norris, 93, was born November 18, 1919 in Mount Sylvian, TX to Ode and Ola Clifton Dennis and passed away February 4, 2013 in Lumberton, TX. She was a graduate of Beaumont High School, working as a cashier at ABC Stores until her marriage to John Carlos Norris in 1937. She worked at Sears in the piecework/notion department and retired after 28 years; however she still was the Treasurer of the retired Sears Employees until just recently. Mrs. Norris loved being a member of Young at Heart, involved in Sunday School and was in the Eastern Star while attending First Baptist Church of Loeb. She was also an avid quilter, a great cook and loved yard work and flowers. Funeral Services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, February 7 at First Baptist Church of Loeb, officiated by Pastor Mark Smith. Interment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery in Silsbee. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 -9:00 PM at Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home. Mrs. Norris is survived by her son, John Nevelle Norris and wife, Dorothy, of Lumberton; grandson, Steve Norris; granddaughters, Shari Pratt and husband, Dana and Leslie Odom; great-grandson, Brandon Tillery; great-granddaughters, Cierra and Cheyenne Odom and great-great-granddaughter, Kennedy Ann Tillery. She was preceded in death December 5, 1996 by her husband of 59 years, John Carlos Norris and her sister, Winifred Warner.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Feb. 6, 2013