Lawanda Norris

Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Lawanda O. Norris, 75, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at her home.

She was born June 21, 1927, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Homer Logan and Helen May Moore Ozment. She and Fred A. Norris were married Dec. 22, 1951, in Piggott, Ark.

Norris had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. and later at Cape Osteopathic Hospital. She was a member of First Pentecostal Church and was a Sunday School teacher many years.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Leon and Michael Lohmann of Cape Girardeau; twin daughters, Janice Brown of Cape Girardeau and Janet Shirrell of Jackson, Mo., another daughter, Gay Ward of Cape Girardeau; four sisters, Dorothy Dietiker and Juanita Martin of Cape Girardeau, Alice Kelley of Jackson, Joyce Williams of Independence, Mo.; a brother, Leslie Ozment of Cape Girardeau; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Sprigg Street Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Darrell E. Faire Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery.