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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Roxie J. Norris (October 6, 2010)

Roxie Jane Norris, 94, of Greenville, died Wednesday morning, October 6, 2010 at Brethren Retirement Community. Mrs. Norris was born in Greenville on May 7, 1916, the daughter of the late Simon W. and Pearl I. (Stephens) Bashore. She was a retired employee of the former Roarkes Furniture Store, Laura. Jane was preceded in death by her first husband William Ellison who died in 1955 and her second husband Hobart Norris who died July 16, 1976, a Grandson Kelly Ellison, Brothers Roger and Raymond Bashore, Sisters Arceel Fellers, Helen Saintignon, and Dorothy Street. She is survived by her son Bill Ellison and companion Donna Eberwein of Arcanum; Granddaughters Roxanne Asterman and husband Tim of Jacksonville, Florida and Rosalee Hein and husband Jon of Greenville; a Grandson Kerry Ellison and wife Kelly of Wayne Lakes; Grand Daughter-in-law Deb Dynes; 11 Great Grandchildren; 5 Great Great Grandchildren; Sister Betty McEldowney of Greenville. Private Family Committal Services will be held at Abbottsville Cemetery. There will be no public visitation. The Family suggests Memorial Contributions to Alzheimers Association or Darke County Hospice.