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Stella Wheeler

Female 1919 - 2004  (84 years)


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  • Name Stella Wheeler  [1, 2, 3
    Born 20 Oct 1919  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Name Stella Norris  [4, 5, 6
    Residence Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1930  Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1935  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1945  Precinct 2, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 18 Jan 2004  Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Stella Norris

      Stella Norris, 84, died Sunday at an Abilene hospital. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, January 21, 2004 at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel with Dwayne Sparks officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park. The family will be at the funeral home, 5750 HWY 277 South, from 5 to 7 PM on Tuesday for visitation.

      Stella was born on October 20, 1919 in Lake City, Columbia, Florida the daughter of Ben Wheeler and Janie Robinson Wheeler. She married W.C. Norris on December 4, 1940 and his work brought them to Abilene in 1950. Stella loved her grandkids and loved being a part of their many activities. She loved football and cooking for everyone. She had the ability to encourage and comfort those around her and was a source of strength to everyone she knew.

      Survivors include two daughters, Alice Norris of Abilene, Essie Bright and husband Charles of Brownwood; one son and daughter-in- law, Steve and Sharon Norris of Rowlett; two brothers, Clyde Wheeler of Lake City, Fl and Kyle Wheeler of Jacksonville, Fl; five grandchildren, Chad Norris & wife Laurie of Forney, Brian Norris & wife April of Ft. Worth, Jody Norris of Arlington, Angie Howell & husband Kevin of Abilene, and Rick Sparks & wife Terri of Arlington; six great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her husband in 1988, two sisters, and three brothers.

      Name of Deceased: Stella Norris
      Age at Death: 84
      Birth Date: Oct/20/1919
      Death Date: Jan/21/2004
      Newspaper Title: Abilene Reporter-News
      Newspaper Location: Abilene, TX, US
      Obituary Publication Date: Jan/21/2004
      Locations Mentioned in Obituary: Stella Norris; Forney; FL; Abilene; Brownwood; Rowlett; Arlington; Ft. Worth; Jacksonville; Lake City, Columbia, Florida
      Other Persons Mentioned in Obituary: Kyle Wheeler; Dwayne Sparks; Charles; W. C. Norris; Ben Wheeler; Jody Norris; Steve; Janie Robinson Wheeler; Kevin; Sharon Norris; Laurie; Rick Sparks; Essie Bright; Brian Norris; Chad Norris; Clyde Wheeler; Terri; Alice Norris

      Source Information:
      Ancestry.com. Obituary Collection [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: See newspaper information provided with each entry.
    Buried 21 Jan 2004  Elmwood Memorial Park, Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I1143  tng Genealogy

    Father Benjamin Franklin Wheeler,   b. 10 Apr 1886, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1945, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Janie Robinson,   b. 2 May 1892, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1977, Baker, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Nov 1910  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Charles Norris,   b. 23 Jul 1921, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1988, Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1940  Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Alice Marie Norris,   b. 4 Mar 1944, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 2015, Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    +3. William Steve Norris,   b. 29 Jul 1949, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 2011, Rowlett, Rockwall, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct 1919 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Benton, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jan 2004 - Abilene, Taylor, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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      Census Year: 1935; Locality: Precinct 2; County: Columbia; Page: 4; Line: 1; Archive Series #: S5, Roll 4

      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FloridaStateCen1867&h=2668094&indiv=try
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    2. [S350] Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;).
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    3. [S337] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Benton, Columbia, Florida; Roll: 308; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 2; Image: 656.0.
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      [ View Federal Census Document]

    4. [S304] United States Obituary Collection, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006;).
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    5. [S293] U.S. Public Records Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2009;).
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    6. [S351] Florida State Census, 1867-1945, Ancestry.com, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2008;).
      Census Year: 1945; Locality: Precinct 2; County: Columbia; Page: 2; Line: 32; Archive Series #: S1371, Roll 5
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