Mary “Mardell” Norris, 70, of Pontiac, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 8:46 p.m. at OSF St. James John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at Duffy-Baier-Snedecor Funeral Home in Pontiac. Pastor Brian Bill of the Pontiac Bible Church in Pontiac will officiate. Friends may call on Thursday at the funeral home from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Burial will be at Sunny Slope Cemetery in Saunemin on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Family has requested that memorials be made to Futures Unlimited or the Livingston County Humane Society.
Mardell was born on May 19, 1942 in Pontiac, IL, daughter of Robert Ray and Marietta Laura (Bunting) Langhoff. She married William Verne Norris on December 24, 1960 in Pontiac and later divorced in 1974. He passed away in 2007.
Surviving is one daughter, Jeri Lynn (Terry Bagley) Norris of Pontiac, IL.
Mardell was preceded in death by her parents.
Mardell was employed with RR Donnelley for over 44 years. She graduated from Pontiac Township High School, Class of 1960.
Mardell loved horses and she always had a smile on her face and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need.