CHARLOTTE ANN (STANDLEE) NORRIS, a resident of Springdale, Arkansas, was born March 15, 1940 in Berryville, Arkansas, daughter of Ray and Oleta (Comer) Standlee. She departed this life December 15, 2018 in Springdale at the age of 78 years.
On July 11, 1958, she was united in marriage with Ellis Norris and enjoyed sixty years together. For forty-one years they lived in California where they raised their five children. Charlotte was an employee of the ABC Unified School District for fifteen years. She loved her work, the people she worked with and the students she helped. She retired in 2000 with her husband to travel in their R.V. Just like her husband always said, those were some of the best years of their lives.
Charlotte was also a wonderful mother to her five children, children in the neighborhood and even co-workers she worked with. She gave her whole heart when she loved and would do anything in the world for you. She was a beautiful soul who carried light in her smile and love in her bones.
She is survived her children, Lowell Norris of East Vale, California; Randall Norris, Sr. of Springdale; David Norris and wife, Rikki of Greenbrier; Melissa Norris of Fayetteville; Nicole Sperduto and husband, Albert of Berryville; grandchildren, Chad, Heather, Randall, Thomas, Samantha, David Ryan and Hayden; fifteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; many other loved ones and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Norris; parents, Ray and Oleta Standlee; granddaughter, Ashlee Norris.
Visitation will be Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Brother Billy McCall officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.