Thomas Edward Norris, Grove resident died early Thursday morning at the age of 69 years.

Thomas was born March 17, 1941 in Noel, Missouri to his parents, Thomas Brewster and Ilene Claire (Geist) Norris. He was one of nine children.

Thomas served in the US Army where he worked as a computer technician.

Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Ilene; a sister, Ivy Lanon; and a daughter, Debra Diane Norris.

He leaves many loving memories with his family, daughter, Carla Smith and husband Kevin; brothers, George Norris and John Norris; sisters Avis Kraft, Grace Courtney, Rhoda Meeks, Edna Mathews, and Rayma Hat; grandchildren, William Thomas Wade Zrubek, Angela Christie, Jessica Christie, and Daryl Smith.

No services are planned at this time.  Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Worley Luginbuel Funeral Home of Grove. 

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