Frances Norrell
September 20, 1919  -  September 8, 2018

Frances Norrell

Frances Norrell, 98 of Sunray, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 in the morning on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Christ the King Catholic Church with Father Gabriel Garcia and Father Ron Matthews as co celebrants. Interment will follow in Lane Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Morrison Funeral Directors. The rosary will be recited at 6:30 in the evening on Tuesday at Morrison Memorial Chapel in Sunray.

Frances was born on September 20, 1919 in Franklin, Louisiana to Joseph and Rosie (Faranella) Randoza. On December 25, 1937, Frances was united in marriage to Arvin Leo “Pete” Norrell. The couple would move to Sunray in 1947 where they would make their home and raise their family. Frances enjoyed crocheting and dancing in her younger years. She was an excellent homemaker whose house was always tidy and clean. Frances loved her church and was a charter member of Christ the King Catholic Church in Sunray. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Pete; one brother and three sisters.

She is survived by her sons: Deacon Wayne Norrell and wife Rita of Sunray and David Norrell of Siloam Springs, AR; grandchildren: Mike Norrell and wife Leslie of Clarendon, TX, Michelle Weatherford and husband Melvin of Sunray, TX, Melinda Hatfield of Sunray, TX, Robby Lynn Mason of Sunray, TX, Melissa Johnson and husband Rusty of Hartley, TX, Todd Mason and wife Denise of Canyon, TX, Brandon Norrell and wife Vanessa of Siloam Springs, AR and Ashton Norrell of Denver, Co.

The family would like to express their gratitude for the comfort and care provided to Frances by Hope Flores, Anjelica Balderama, Becky Hackett, Josie Quintana, Julie Morales and the staff at Memorial Hospice.


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  1. Sharon Williams
    Amarillo, TX

    Late but heartfelt condolences for you all. Frances Norrell is forever in my memories as a wonderful woman. Her smile and perkyness were a blessing.

  2. Calvin Hickey
    Dumas, TX

    So sorry for your loss of sweet loving mother,grandmotherand friend to many.Wayne Rita David andall of the family,God Bjess all of you..

  3. Gerald and Cheryl Ely
    Pampa, TX

    So sorry for your loss she was a beautiful lady and had a wonderful long full life. Wish we could be there but have had a trip planned for 3 months with another couple and are scheduled to leave early in the morning. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you and prayers going up for God to give you great peace .

  4. Joe & Sandy Cobb
    Plains, TX

    Sorry for your loss, our prayers are with everyone!

  5. Johnny Raymond
    Canyon, TX

    Heaven has received another Angel. God will provide you comfort. Take that comfort through the years of memories and blessings.

  6. Delbert Thomas
    Guymon, OK

    I'm so sorry for your loss. May the Lord bless & comfort you during this difficult time. In sympathy & friendship, Delbert Thomas

  7. Jd and Pam Clark
    Hartley, TX

    Prayers for all of you.

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