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Aged Resident Of 
Near Waltonville 
Died Thurs., 2:45 
Mrs. Mary Norris, Well Known 
in Southwest Part of County 
Will be Buried Sunday Morning.


Mrs. Mary J. Norris, widow of W.H. Norris, died yesterday afternoon at 
2:45 o'clock at the home of her son, Stanley W., near Waltonville. She 
had been in impaired health for about five months.

Mrs. Norris was born in Bracken county, Kentucky, July 31, 1856. She was 
a daughter of Amos and Nancy Wells. Her husband, to whom she was married 
Nov. 25, 1874, died Jan. 21, 1927. Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock 
Sunday morning in the Universalist church at Waltonville. Burial will follow at 
Knob Prairie cemetery. The body will remain at the home of her son until the 
funeral hour.

Mrs. Norris is survived by one son, Stanley W. Norris, and one daughter, 
Mrs. Ora Ragland, both of Waltonville, and two, sisters, Mrs. Allie Nowland of 
Waltonville and Mrs. Elizabeth Newbury of Mt. Vernon. One son, Joseph H., preceded 
her in death in 1925. 


Date: 
Source:  The Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
  



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