S. Beatrice Norris, 94

MAY 2, 1918-NOV. 6, 2012

November 06, 2012

S. Beatrice "Beaty" Norris, age 94, of Little Orleans, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at Western Maryland Health System, Cumberland, Md.

Born May 2, 1918, in Artemas, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Albert and Mary E. Barkman Bowman and the widow of Donald M. Norris, who died in 1969.

She was retired from Londontown Manufacture in Hancock, Md.

She was a member of the Piney Plains United Methodist Church and a member of the Piney Plains United Methodist Women. She was the last member of her family.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Phyllis E. Norris of Little Orleans; grandchildren, Gaynell Stull and friend, Jeff McBee of Grayson, Ga., Greg Norris and wife, Pam, of Little Orleans, Valerie Hornbaker and husband, Mark, of Smyrna, Ga., Patrick Norris and wife, Lura, of Hancock; great grandchildren, Ashley Divelbiss and husband, James, of Little Orleans, Beth Keidel and husband, George, of Martinsburg, W.Va.,Todd Norris and friend, Katlyn Dilley, of Little Orleans, Deidre Omps and husband, Allen, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., Andrew Norris and fiancée, Danielle Johnson, of Hancock, Rachel Norris of Warfordsburg, Pa., Chloey Norris and Charleigh Norris of Hancock; stepgreat-granddaughter, Mia Hornbaker of Columbia, Md.; great-great-grandchildren, Brock Divelbiss of Little Orleans, Montana Dilley of Little Orleans, Roman Omps of Berkeley Springs, Brantley Norris of Hancock; stepgreat-great-grandson, Brady Wilt of Hancock. She was preceded in death by sons, Carl T. Norris, Marvin "Buddy" Norris; daughter, Norma VonLeuenberger, two sisters and three brothers.

A service will be held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the Piney Plains United Methodist Church, Rev. John Close will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Thursday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church on Friday 10 to 11 a.m.

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