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Obituary for Barbara Claire Heisler Norris

NORRIS, Barbara Claire Heisler, a resident of Holtville, Alabama passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at the age of 86, at her home of over 59 years, surrounded by her family.

Barbara was a long time faithful member of Cain’s Chapel Methodist Church. She was a devoted mother and Nana, a fabulous hostess and cook, and a true matriarch to her large and ever-growing family, who will miss her immensely.

She is preceded in death by her parents Nathan “Pete” & Beryl Heisler; husband Charles E. Norris; and daughter Sharon D. Norris. She is survived by her children Sheila (Terry) Spiers, Lee (Tate) Thackston, Lisa (Alfred) Jones, Edward (Kitty) Norris, Susan Underwood; sister Joan Richburg; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 9 great-great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends, Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. with the funeral service at 2:00 p.m. at The Chapel at Cain’s Chapel Church with Pastor Gary Stringfellow officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Gassett Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing.

Pallbearers will be grandsons Eric Rylant, Jacob Hunt, Patrick Rylant, Joseph Vick, Giovanni Garibaldi, and Spencer Jones.