Alta “Donna” Dean Norris, 78, Hamilton, Mo., passed away on April 17, 2018, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo.
Alta “Donna” Dean Norris, 78, Hamilton, Mo., passed away on April 17, 2018, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo. Donna was born on July 18, 1939, in Utica, Mo., to Merl G. and Alta M. Cosby Merryfield. She had worked many jobs outside of the home but she was also a homemaker and proud mother and grandmother. She enjoyed dancing, cooking, and spending time with her family. She was a 1957 graduate of the Southwest Livingston County School District. Donna was a member of the Hamilton Baptist Church. Donna was a member of the Hamilton Baptist Church. She married Donald Raymond Norris in 1970 and he preceded her in death in 1975. She was also preceded by her parents; Brother-Fredrick Merryfield; Sisters-Juanita Ireland and Lura Peck; and brothers-in-law-Richard Peck and Nolan Long. Survivors: Children-Kevin (Lea) Murray, Chillicothe, Mo.; Julie Murray, Hamilton; Angie (Byron) McClure, Cameron, Mo.; and Dana Henderson, Hamilton; Grandchildren-Kim Murray, Brandi Farley, Katie Zullig, Brandy and Haley McClure, Brittany Henderson, Levi Norris, Jordan and Logan Potts, and Kelton and Kyla Evans; 4 great-grandchildren; Brother-Roy Merryfield (Helen), Grandview, Mo.; Brother-in-law-Otis Ireland, Chillicothe; Sisters-Wanona (Junior) Gardner and Wanda Long, both of Chillicothe; and numerous nieces and nephews. Cremation has been entrusted to Bram Funeral Home, Hamilton, Mo. Memorial Service: 6 p.m., Monday, April 23, at the Hamilton United Methodist Church. Visitation: 1 hour prior to the service, 5 to 6 p.m., at the church. Inurnment to be held at a later date at Highland Cemetery, Hamilton. Memorials may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses in care of the funeral home. Online condolences/obituary-www.bramfuneralservices.com