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 Author: Mike Mrs. Margaret H. Norris Posted Date: April 25, 2017
(May 11, 1931 - April 25, 2017)

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Obituary Picture     Mrs. Margaret Hayes Norris, age 85, of Boone, passed away Tuesday morning, April 25, 2017 at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation. Born May 11, 1931 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd L. Hayes and Nellie Edmisten Hayes. Margaret was a long time active member of Meat Camp Baptist Church. She also served with the Meat Camp Volunteer Fire Department and was involved in many community activities. Margaret was retired from Boone Lumber Company where she worked as a bookkeeper. She also worked at the ASU Post Office for many years. Margaret treasured her grandchildren, she enjoyed reading, gardening and working in the yard.
    She is survived by one daughter, Ginger Jones of the home, three sons, Kenneth Douglas Norris and wife Gladys of Boone, Phillip Edward Norris and wife Deborah of Lenoir and Patrick Hayes Norris and wife Paula of Boone, nine grandchildren; Mary Ellen Carrero and husband Fred, Ray Brent Edmisten, Jr., and wife Lora, Scott Norris and wife Kristina, Steven Norris and wife Miranda, Shaun Norris and wife Maggie, Shane Norris and wife Elizabeth, Holly Norris, Gregory Miller and wife Mandi and Kevin Elliott, thirteen great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren, one sister, Ruby Carson and one brother, Farthing Hayes and wife Mary all of Boone, one sister in law, Phyllis Hayes of Boone, her special friend and caregiver, Nancy Hurley and a number of nieces and nephews.
    In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Norris, one sister, Helen Cobb, one brother, Ed Hayes, and one brother in law, Don Carson.
    Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Hayes Norris will be conducted Sunday afternoon, April 30th at 3 pm at Meat Camp Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Mike Townsend and Rev. David Clippard. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 pm until 3 pm. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Meat Camp Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Barry Greene, 527 Jack Hayes Road, Boone, NC 28607 or to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645 or to Gideonís International, Boone Camp, Post Office Box 3602, Boone, NC 28607.
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    Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Norris family.

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