Evelyn Lorene Norris
Funeral services for Evelyn Lorene Norris, 90, former Cordell resident. will be at 2 p.m. Friday, in the Northside Church of Christ in Cordell, officiated by Gantt Carter.
She died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, in the Rideout Memorial Hospital in Marysville, Calif. Mrs. Norris was born to Robert J. Hartless and Mary Blanche Bryant on Oct. 30, 1923 in Cook County, Texas.
Having come to Oklahoma at an early age, she attended her schooling at Hester and Mangum and moved to California in 1943 and was married to Alton Norris on Feb. 3, 1943 in Santa Ana, Calif.
Mrs. Norris moved back to Oklahoma in October 1973 and settled in Cordell.
She worked at the Cherokee Trading Post before her final retirement. She had been a resident of California for the past two years.
She was a member of the Northside Church of Christ in Cordell.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Alton Norris; her parents; four sisters, Rita Marie Hartless, Lois Langley, Bessie Blount and Mattie Reed, and three brothers, Jesse Hartless, Damon Hartless, Gene Hartless.
Survivors include two sons, Paul Norris, of Cordell and Donald W. Norris, of Yuba City, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Burial will conclude in the Lawnview Cemetery, in Cordell.