Cumberland Times-News

November 6, 2012


Cumberland Times-News


Beatrice “Beaty” Norris, 94, of

Little Orleans, died Tuesday,

Nov. 6, 2012 at Western Maryland

Health System Cumberland.

Born May 2, 1918 in

Artemas, Pa., she was the

daughter of the late Albert and

Mary E. Barkman Bowman

and the widow of Donald M.

Norris who died in 1969.

She was retired from Londontown

Manufacture in Hancock.

She was a member of the

Piney Plains United Methodist

Church and a member of the

Piney Plains United Methodist

Women. She was the last member

of her family.

She is survived by her daughter-

in-law, Phyllis E. Norris of

Little Orleans; grandchildren,

Gaynell Stull and friend, Jeff

McBee of Grayson, Ga., Greg

Norris and wife, Pam of Little

Orleans, Valerie Hornbaker

and husband, Mark of Smyrna,

Ga., Patrick Norris and wife,

Lura of Hancock; great-grandchildren,

Ashley Divelbiss and

husband, James of Little

Orleans, Beth Keidel and husband,

George of Martinsburg,

Todd Norris and friend, Katlyn

of Little Orleans, Deidre Omps

and husband, Allen of Berkeley

Springs, Andrew Norris and

fiancée’ Danielle Johnson of

Hancock, Rachel Norris of Warfordsburg,

Chloey Norris and

Charleigh Norris of Hancock;

step-great granddaughter, Mia

Hornbaker of Columbia; greatgreat-

grandchildren, Brock

Divelbiss of Little Orleans,

Montana Dilley of Little

Orleans, Roman Omps of

Berkeley Springs, Brantley

Norris of Hancock; step-greatgreat-

grandson, Brady Wilt of


She was preceded in death

by sons, Carl T. Norris, Marvin

“Buddy” Norris; daughter,

Norma VonLeuenberger; two

sisters and three brothers.

A service will be held Friday,

Nov. 9, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the

Piney Plains United Methodist

Church, Rev. John Close will


Burial will be in the church


The family will receive

friends at the Grove Funeral

Home, Hancock, on Thursday

from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and at

the church on Friday from 10 to

11 a.m.

Online condolences will be

accepted at