Caren's Story

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Caren Janice Norris, age 73, of Beckley, WV, a loving mother, and grandmother, gained her wings on Friday, March 9, 2018, at Bowers Hospice House in Beckley.
Born on August 28, 1944, in San Francisco, California, she was the daughter of the late George Milton Vale and Marguerite Wynn Vale.
Mrs. Norris was a homemaker, and was a member of the Crab Orchard Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed crafting, but her joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Norris.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her children, Tamra Blackburn and husband Lee of Burkes Garden, Virginia, Tony Norris and wife Emma of Plano, Texas, and Christy Bahr and husband Kevin, of Beckley.
Brothers, Gary Vale and wife Jo, of Arizona, Don Vale and wife Sue, of California, and Ron Vale and wife Laurie, of California; sister, Nancy Hawkins and husband Butch, of Arizona; grandchildren, Zachlynn, Mark, Josh, Sarah, Haley, Megan, Mia, Andrew, Jimmy, Missy, and Leanne.
Great grandchildren, Samuel, Esma, Rylee, Landri, Chandler, and Anderson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley with Minister Lee Blackburn officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery at Oak Grove, WV. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Family members will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, donations of sympathy may be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Drive, Beckley, WV, in memory of Mrs. Norris. Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
Published on March 11, 2018
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