Mary Turner Norris

The Pekin Daily Times, Sept. 22, 1948

Mrs. Norris, 66, Dies At Hospital, Rites To Be Friday.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Norris, 66, 926 S. Second street, who died Tuesday [Sept 21. 1948] at 4:40 p.m., at the Pekin hospital, will be held Friday at 3:30 p.m. from the Kuecks Funeral home. The Rev. George Vougs, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate and burial will be in the Lakeside cemetery.

Mrs. Norris was born Feb. 22, 1882 in Menard county, a daughter of Mrmrs Henry Turner. Her marriage to John Bert Norris took place in Menard county in 1900.

Surviving are her husband; 4 sons, Harlen D., Kenneth W., Ralph B. and James H. Norris, all of Pekin; a daughter, Mrs. Alice Fordyce, New Boston; 14 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Norris was a member of the Baptist church and the Union Mission Bible class. Friends may call at the funeral home.

Contributed by Carole Martin