JIMMIE LEE NORRIS, of Green Forest, Arkansas born April 10, 1935 in Green Forest, Arkansas, son of Ernest Lee and Edna (Barnhill) Norris. He departed this life Monday, November 6, 2017, in Berryville, Arkansas at the age of 82 years.
Jimmie proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from First National Bank after forty-one years of service. Jimmie truly enjoyed making quilts for family and friends.
He is survived by his children, daughter, Jewell Wood of Green Forest; daughter, Debbie Hooten and husband Kerry, of Green Forest; sister, Barbara Goins of Dardanelle, Arkansas; sister, Lucy Monger and husband, Lyle of Mountain Home, Arkansas; sister, Beverly Kilbourn of Green Forest; brother, Joe Kelly Norris and wife, Lena of Green Forest; three grandchildren, Abner Johnson, Ashleigh Norris and Daniel Calvert; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and loved ones.
On June 1, 1958, he was united in marriage to Helen Dean (Ritchey) Norris, who preceded him in death on October 29, 2017. He is also preceded in death by his parents Lee and Edna Norris; brother, Glen Norris; sister, Patsy Norris; son, David Norris; grandson, Dustin Hooten.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at Nelsonís Green Forest Chapel. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Nelsonís Green Forest Chapel with Brother Mark Bryant officiating. Interment will follow the service at the Norris Cemetery in Green Forest under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Norris Cemetery, C/O Anstaff Bank, PO Box 1900, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.