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Lloyd William Norris, 1911-1967
Unionville Republican [MO] - May 1967
Lloyd W. Norris, Unionville, Missouri, age 56 years and 24 days, passed away at his home in Unionville, Missouri Saturday, May 27, 1967.
He was born in Seymour, Iowa May 3, 1911, and was the son of Charles G. and Martha Louisa Elliott Norris, who have preceded him in death.
On December 20, 1937, he was united in marriage to Edith L. Adamson, at Plattsburgh, Mo., and to this union four children were born. One son, David, of Harris, Mo.; three daughters, Barbara Early of Urbana, Ill., Gale Curry of Iowa City, Ia., and Marsha of Cedar Falls, Ia.; and two granddaughters, Rachel Norris and Joyce Early. Also two brothers, Hobart, who lives north of Unionville, Mo., on the Iowa-Missouri line and Verl, of Cambria, Iowa.
Lloyd William Norris and his wife
Edith Leona Adamson - 1953
Lloyd was a well known and high respected implement dealer, and has been engaged in this field of endeavor since 1947. He was also one of the largest dealers in IHC trucks in the midwest, and had been recognized for this achievement numerous times. He dealt in stock extensively, farmed successfully, being in business with his son, David, for several years.
Norris Implement Company, Unionville, MO, Early 1950s
As president of our Putnam County Lake Board, he served this project diligently and untiringly, and with wisdom and foresight of what this held for the future of the residents of this county and surrounding communities, never once faltered in seeking the groundwork laid, and was constantly pursuant toward the goal of completion in an unselfish and determined manner.
Besides his parents preceding him in death, there was a brother, Boyd. He was a twin of Lloyd's and passed away at the age of 3.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 31st, 1967 at 1:30 p.m., from Comstock Funeral Home, in Unionville, Mo., with Wayne Norris, a nephew of Greenfield, Ia. officiating.
Funeral Card for Lloyd W. Norris
The editor sincerely appreciates the contribution of this obituary, funeral card, and pictures to The Jerome Journal by Gale Norris of Unionville, MO.