Doris Clarkston Norris
Doris Clarkston Norris, 75, Greenwood, died peacefully at home Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012.
Mrs. Norris was born Jan. 19, 1937, in Mooresville to the late Ernest and Dorothy (Swinney) Clarkston.
She graduated from Washington High School. After many devoted years of raising children, Mrs. Norris worked for CBS Records in Terre Haute for a number of years and later for Quality Electric. More recently, she was employed at Mount Pleasant Christian Church.
An accomplished musician, Mrs. Norris enjoyed playing the piano and organ.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Cathy Powers.
Survivors include her husband, Luther “Red” Norris, to whom she was united in marriage Dec. 28, 1956; children, Cynthia Kay Funk (Dennis) of Terre Haute, Kenneth Ross Norris (Gayla) of Sullivan, Ill., Karen Reeves (Stacy) of Cumming, Ga., and Terry Norris (Cherie) of Greenwood; a sister, Linda Wray (Richard) of Bargersville; grandchildren, Dusty, Keith, Sarah, Justin, Trevor, Tyler, Jason, Jerra, and Jordan; and six great-grandchildren.
Friends and family will gather from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, 39 E. High St. in Mooresville. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Mount Pleasant Christian Church, 381 N. Bluff Road, Greenwood. Chris Philbeck will officiate. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
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