Norris, Joyce Joyce Clark Norris a long-time resident of the DFW area passed away Wednesday evening at Northgate Plaza Nursing Home. Joyce was born May, 20, 1923 in Merkel, Texas, the oldest daughter of Lake Jefferson and Maggie Renfro. She married the love of her life, Carvel Clark in 1940 and they raised 4 children, Ben Franklin, Jenny, Carvel (Butch) and Danny. She loved her family especially the younger kids. Survivors also include 4 grand children, 8 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grand children. Following her husbands death, she spent over 20 wonderful years making life-long friends at Core Labs. She remarried in 1983 to Troy Norris who shared her love of travel and they spent the next 15 years traveling across the USA and Canada. She had a great life. She loved people and made friends wherever she went. As a Yellow-Dog Democrat, she loved discussing politics with everyone. She was quick to laugh and smile no matter what the situation. You always knew she could be counted on for comfort and support. She was the last of her generation and will be missed by everyone who knew her. Memorial visitation was held on Saturday, December 10, at 2:00p.m. at Aria Funeral Home, 1820 N. Belt Line in Irving, Texas.
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Published in Dallas Morning News from Dec. 9 to Dec. 11, 2011