Karen Norris

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

PATTON, Mo. -- Karen "Diane" Norris, 55, of Patton died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Feb. 21, 1952, in Campbell, Mo., daughter of James C. and Earline Mabry Newman.

She married Randy Norris on Sept. 9, 2005.

She was the manager of Hillbillies in Marble Hill, Mo., before her illness.

Survivors include her husband, Randy Norris of Patton; a son, Keith P. Crader of Jackson; a daughter, April R. Schrempf of Cape Girardeau; a stepson, Randy Norris of Independence, Mo.; two stepdaughters, Brandy Norris and Rachel Norris, both of Independence; four brothers, Winford Newman of Campbell, Charles Newman of Elsinore, Mo., Harold Newman of Lonoke, Ark., and Gary Newman of Jackson; a sister, Carolyn Woodruff of Jackson; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Liley Funeral Home in Patton.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, with Billy Garner officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Cemetery near Marble Hill.