Graveside services for Madeline O. Norris, 90, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. She died Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Madeline was born August 21, 1922 in Miami, OK the daughter of Chester and Bertha Ellen (Newman) Connett.
She was a homemaker.
She married Virgil Owens in 1940. He preceded her in death in 1945. She later married Everett L. Norris in Big Springs, KS on March 9, 1946. He also preceded her in death on May 13, 1975.
Survivors include one daughter, Marilyn Chaney, and husband, Roy; three sons, Jerry Owens, Robert Norris, and wife, Janie, all of Lawrence, Edward Norris, Chicago, IL; five grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters; many nieces and nephews; and two sisters, Mary Bailey, Chandler, AZ, and Norma Gunn, Lawrence. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Robert Owens; two brothers, John and James Connett; and one sister, Ellen Shobe.
The family will greet friends from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials in her name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses and may be sent in care of the mortuary.