Mary A. Norris, 101

Mary A. Norris, 101, of Wabash, passed away at 5:01 p.m. on Jan. 13, 2021 at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester.

Mary was born on July 11, 1919 to Hazel Ply and Loran Rife. She was married to Uhul (Joe) Norris for 70 years. He passed away on Nov. 19, 2007. She was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of Bacholer Creek Church of Chirst. She worked at Honeywell for 20 years. The family lived in Wabash until moving to Naples, Fla. for 25 years and Avon Park for 5 years. They returned to Wabash in 2001.

Mary was a homemaker and girl scout leader. She enjoyed swimming, fishing, walking along the beach, shelling and making shell crafts. While living in Florida she raised Orchids and many tropical flowers and plants.
She is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Norris, of North Manchester; and several Nieces and Nephews. She is preceded in death by 4 brothers and 7 sisters.

Burial will be private and take place at Falls Cemetery in Wabash.

Arrangements have been entrusted to McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2021 Jan 18