Betty Jo Goss Norris, age 70, of Lansing, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at her residence.
Mrs. Norris was born in Ashe County on June 21, 1939 to the late Edward Andrew and Margaret Loraine Eller Goss. She was the owner of Bettys Beauty Shop in Lansing. She was a member of the Ashe County Amateur Radio Club, American Legion Post 275 Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of Phoenix Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held on Sunday, Sept. 13, at 3 p.m. at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Jeff Dollar and the Rev. John Elledge. Burial followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. prior to the service Sunday at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Norris is survived by: her husband, Paul Norris; one son, Marty Norris of Lansing; one brother, Robert Goss of Lansing; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family respectfully requests no food please. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to either of the following: High Country Health Care Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640, Ashe Services for the Aging, PO Box 9, West Jefferson, NC 28694, American Legion Post 275 Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 235, Lansing, NC 28643 or American Cancer Society c/o Lisa Bottomley, 87 Montview Dr., Sparta, NC 28675.
Condolences can be viewed or sent to the family through our website www.ashelawn.com.
Ashelawn Memorial Chapel was entrusted with Mrs. Norris arrangements.