Evelyn L. Norris
Submitted by Edgar on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:26pm
Funeral Services for Evelyn L. Norris, 90, former Cordell resident, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 10, 2014, in the Northside Church of Christ in Cordell, officiated by Gantt Carter. Burial will conclude in the Lawnview Cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma. Evelyn Lorene Norris was born to Robert J. Hartless and Mary Blanche Bryant on October 30, 1923, in Cook County, Texas, and passed away on January 2, 2014, in the Rideout Memorial Hospital in Marysville, California. Evelyn came to Oklahoma at an early age and attended school at Hester and Mangum, Oklahoma. She moved to California in 1943, and was married to Alton Norris on February 3, 1943, in Santa Ana, California. She moved back to Oklahoma in October, 1973, and settled in Cordell. She worked at the Cherokee Trading Post before retiring and had been a resident of California for the past two years.
She was a member of the Northside Church of Christ in Cordell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Norris, her parents, and four sisters, Rita Marie Hartless, Lois Langley, Bessie Blount and Mattie Reed, and three brothers, Jesse Hartless, Damon Hartless and Gene Hartless. She is survived by two sons, Paul Norris, of Cordell, Oklahoma, and Donald W. Norris, of Yuba City, California. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, six
great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
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