Shirley Lou Norris, age 71, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at her home following a lengthy illness. Shirley was born on July 4, 1939, in Jay, OK, the daughter of the late Jack Reece and Emma (Blevins) Reece.
She was a Christian who was blessed with the talent to cook wonderful meals for her family. She had a very kind heart and loved to be around her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
|In June of 1955, in Miami, OK, Shirley married Wayne Norris. He survives. Additional survivors include two sons: Mitchell Norris and his wife, Debbie, of Mt. Vernon, MO; and Harold Norris and his wife, Sheila, of Aurora, MO; four sisters: Ina Crittenden, Peggy Gibe, and Phyllis Woods, all of Grove, OK; and Doris Cox, of Seattle, WA; four grandchildren: Shad Norris, of Monett; Kilah Norris and Dayna Norris, of Springfield; and Taylor Kennedy and her husband Ethan, of Monett; two great-grandchildren, Bryna and Ashton Lemmon; and a host of nieces and nephews.|
Funeral services for Mrs. Norris will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at the Buchanan Funeral Home with Reverend Arnold Ray Evans officiating. Interment will be in the Monett I.O.O.F. Cemetery. The family invites friends for visitation on Friday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.