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Mrs. Elizabeth Gay Whittenburg Norris, Cumberland Co, KY (1939-2015)

She was a native of Pall Mall, TN and a resident of Burkesville, KY, at the time of her death. She was the daughter of the late Rowen, Sr. and Nola Harmon Whittenburg and the widow of Eudene Norris. She leaves five direct living descendants. She was of the Christian faith and a seamstress for Bob Evans Manufacturing and was a caregiver.
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Mrs. Elizabeth Gay Whittenburg Norris, 76, Burkesville, KY, passed away on Monday, September 21, 2015 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, KY.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date which will be posted when received fron Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY.

Mrs. Elizabeth Gay Whittenburg Norris, Burkesville, KY (1939-2015)

She was born in Pall Mall, Pickett County, TN on Tuesday, April 11, 1939. She was the daughter of Rowen, Sr. and Nola Harmon Whittenburg. She died Monday, September 21, 2015 in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY at the age of 76 years, five months, and 10 days.

She was of Christian faith, a Seamstress for Bob Evans Manufacturing and a Caregiver.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eudene Norris, her sons, Gary Norris and Jeffrey Norris and her sister, Fay Whittenburg.

She is survived by the following:
  • Her brothers and sisters: Junior (and Linda) Whittenburg of Albany, KY; Jimmy (and Donna) Whittenburg of Sunnybrook, KY; and Kay Claborn of Albany, KY; Donna Whittenburg of Albany, KY

  • Her daughter-in-law: Brenda Norris of Burkesville, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Ryan Norris, Jamie Williams, Joey Norris, and Leah Norris

  • One great-grandchild: Jathan Norris
Send condolences to the family of Mrs. Elizabeth Gay Whittenburg Norris

Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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