Born Jan. 8, 1932, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of William Schimmel and Goldie (Middleton) Schimmel.
She was a homemaker and beloved mother.
She attended Terre Haute Bible Center for many years and will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends.
She is survived by sons Brent Norris, Brazil, Jack Norris, Terre Haute, Steve Norris (Sherrie) Pimento, and Gary Harris (Karen), Farmersburg, daughters Kathy Speers (Leonard), Fayetteville, N.C., Jana M'sahal, Coconut Creek, Fla., Sherie Varin (Edwin), Coconut Creek, Fla., and Sandra Hedden (Carl), Brazil, sisters Mary Marx and Ruth Cutliff, sister-in-law Rosemary Schimmel, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are Saturday, April 4, 2009, at 1 p.m., at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Dr., Terre Haute, with Pastor Jerry Nash officiating. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Visitation is Friday, April 3, 2009, from 4-9 p.m., and one hour prior to services Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions may be made to either American Heart Association or the Leukemia Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.