Jean Delphine Norris 83 of Harrison passed away at her home surrounded by family on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Jean was born May 6, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan the daughter of Carl and Genevieve (Machowski) Heike. Jean graduated high school in 1954 from Sterling Heights High School. On April 21, 1955, she was united in marriage to Mr. Hershel Lee Norris in Detroit.
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Mrs. Norris had resided in Harrison since 2018, moving from Gladwin, Michigan and previously coming from Lake Orion, Michigan. Jean was a faithful member of Trinity Christian Life Center, Harrison. Jean spent most of her adult life teaching Sunday School classes. She loved being surrounded by young people and was blessed to teach them about God. Jean worked over twenty years as a bookkeeper at Wilkerson Agency in Troy, Michigan. Mrs. Norris enjoyed reading her Bible, cleaning her home, working in her yard and floral gardens, traveling and taking long walks in the woods. For many years, Jean was an avid Detroit Lions season ticket holder with seats on the 50-yard line.
Surviving Mrs. Norris is her loving best-friend and husband of sixty-five years, Mr. Hershel Lee Norris of Harrison, one daughter, Sharon Liddy and husband Donovan of Harrison, two grandchildren; Shannon Price-Purley and husband Spencer of Harrison and Tommy Michael Clark Jr. also of Harrison, two great-grandchildren; Cadence Clark and Anthony Clark, extended family members and her beloved dog, Sonny. Mrs. Norris was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Lydia Norris.
Memorial services honoring Mrs. Norris will be announced at a later date. Memorial gifts in memory of Mrs. Norris may be considered to: Greater Michigan Alzheimer’s Association, 3500 North Saginaw Road, Suite A., Midland, Michigan 48640 or American Cancer Society, Grand Rapids, Michigan Office, 129 Jefferson Avenue S.E., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503. To share an online memory or condolence with Jean’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Mrs. Norris are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.