Ronald Eugene Norris

Monday, May 16, 2005

RONALD EUGENE NORRIS, a resident of Berryville, was born December 5, 1942, in Berryville, a son of Rufus Eugene and Alta Lucille (Martin) Norris. He died Wednesday, May 11, 2005 in Berryville at the age of 62.

Mr. Norris attended the Southern Heights Baptist church and was a knife maker and gunsmith.

On October 28, 1961 he was united in marriage with Marilyn (Murray) Norris who survives him of the home. He is also survived by his son, Gene Norris of Stilwell, Okla.; his daughter and son-in-law, Tracy and Donnie Wilson of Berryville; his son, Sean Norris of Berryville; his brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Bev Norris of Rogersville, Mo.; six grandchildren, Sasha Currie, Tara Currie, Sierra Wilson, Morgan Wilson and Dustin Wilson all of Berryville, and Austin Norris of Poteau, Okla.; one nephew, Tim and his wife Toni Norris of Rogersville; and one niece, Paige Norris of Eureka Springs; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, 2005, at the Southern Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Berryville Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ron Norris Memorial Fund, in care of the First National Bank of Berryville. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.