May 12, 1949 — Feb. 7, 2011
WHEATFIELD, Ind. — Tom Norris, age 61, of Wheatfield, Ind., passed away Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at South Shore Hospital, Chicago, Ill. He was born May 12, 1949 in Plymouth, to Marjorie (Miller) and David F. Norris.
Tom graduated from Plymouth High School Class of 1967 and from Taylor University, Upland. He earned his master's at Ball State University. He taught mathematics at Connersville, Indianapolis, Fountain City, Morocco, Gary, and Chicago, Ill. schools. June 19, 1971 he married Patty Blue, who survives. He was a member of KV Bible Baptist Church and The Gideons International.
Tom is survived by his loving wife, Patty Norris; son, Matthew (Heather) Norris of Tyler, Texas; daughter, Laura (Joe) Correll of Goshen; father, David F. Norris of Culver; five grandchildren; and a sister, Barb (Don) Johnson of Millersburg.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Marjorie.
Friends may visit Friday, Feb. 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. at KV Bible Baptist Church of DeMotte.
His life celebration will be at 11 a.m. with Brad Cristy and Pastor Gregory Hon officiating.
Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International for Bibles to be placed around the world.
Jackson Funeral Service of DeMotte, has been entrusted with arrangements, www.jacksonfuneral.com.