A graveside service for Coral Norris will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Casper, Wyo.
Mrs. Norris, age 89, of Gillette, Wyo., passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at the Pioneer Manor in Gillette of natural causes.
Coral A. Norris was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Midwest, Wyo., the daughter of Elmer and Gertrude (Weber) Day. She was raised and educated in Midwest, graduating from Midwest High School.
Coral joined the U.S. Naval Training School after high school and received an honorable discharge in June of 1945.
She married Charles Norris on June 25, 1949 in Casper, Wyo. Together the couple made their home in Midwest, raising their three sons. After her husband’s passing in 1983, Coral moved to Gillette to be close to family. When her health began to decline, she became a resident in the Pioneer Manor in 2002.
Coral liked to watch TV and enjoyed reading her Bible. She especially enjoyed time spent with her family.
Coral will be missed by her sons: Chas (Debbie) Norris of Gillette, Wyo., Don (Jeanie) Norris of Shepherdstown, W. Va., and Jerry (Maggie) Norris of Springfield, Ore.; sister, Dorothy Chipps of Denver, Colo.; brother, Charles Day of Maine; grandchildren, Derek Linnbary and Daren Linnbary of Grand Prairie, Texas, Tony Norris of Shepherdstown, W. Va., Tanya Allee, Krista Terry and Dusty Norris of Gillette, Wyo.; Brooke Norris of Springfield, Ore.; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Gertrude Day, her husband Charles Norris, and her brother Levi Day.
Memorials and condolences in Coral’s name can be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. 5th St., Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences also can be sent via the Internet at www.gillettememorialchapel.com.