2009-04-23 / Obituaries


Orneda M. Norris, 92, of Mobile died April 19, 2009 at her residence.

She was born July 11, 1916. She was a native of Lamison. She was a member of Gainestown United Methodist Church. She was a selfemployed merchant and ran the Gainestown Post Office for 45 years.

Survivors include two sons, David Norris, Eugene Norris, both of Mobile; one sister, Amilee Weaver, Saraland; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Norris Jr., a daughter-in-law, Janet Norris, and a grandson, Randall Lowery.

A graveside service was April 21 at 10 a.m. in the Gainestown United Methodist Church Cemetery. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

The family extends a special thanks to the staff of Springhill Hospice and a very special thanks to nurse and friend, Dottie Pippin.


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