She was born near Patricksburg, Ind., in Owen County, on June 13, 1907, as the daughter of Samuel Norris and Caroline Kieffaber Norris. She attended Public School No. 6 in Owen County.
Before her marriage, Elizabeth worked in a tomato cannery, as a domestic in Detroit, Michigan, and as a waitress at the Mission Inn in Brazil. She married Albert Nussel on June 10, 1931. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Brazil where she was active in the Ladies Aid and Home Economics Club. Besides being a caring and loving mother and grandmother, she was an excellent cook, enjoyed sewing and needlework, gardening, yard work and watching IU basketball.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers, Raymond, Herman and John Norris, sisters, Pearl Osburn, Olive Secrest, Mrytle Campbell, sons-in-law, James Stott and Jack Johnson and grandson-in-law, Daniel Marsh.
She is survived by her daughters, Dolores Johnson, Brazil and Martha Stott, Evansville, grandchildren, Debbie Johnson Herbert and husband Randy, Joetta Johnson McCullough and husband Andrew, Jack Johnson and wife Toni, Brett Johnson and wife Becky, Bradley Johnson, Catherine Stott Matheny and husband Tim, Susan Stott Marsh Way and husband Brian, Cynthia Stott Deig and husband Steve, great-grandchildren, Ashley McCullough, Kelly McCullough, Jennifer Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Bowie Johnson, Bradi Johnson Oberholtzer, Jason Johnson, Jesse Johnson, Jennifer Matheny Gergely and Ryan, Tara Matheny, Adam Matheny, Erin Matheny, Lauren Marsh Way, Evan Marsh Way, Maria Way, Isaac Way, Rebekah Way, Simon Way, Abraham Way, Audrey Deig, Spencer Deig, Virginia Deig, and great-great-granddaughter, Grace Oberholtzer and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, with Pastor Alan Barber officiating. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Mason Ridge Center Dr., St. Louis, MO 63141-8557.
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