Agnes M. Norris | Obituary

Agnes M. Norris | Obituary

Agnes M. Norris, née Smith, born January 21, 1927 in Yakima Washington to Homer and Birdie Smith. Mom passed away on April 5th 2021 at the age of 94, while in her residence in Federal Way.

Agnes and her family moved to South Cle Elum where her dad built a home that still stand today.

While growing up in South Cle Elum, she worked at the Auto Rest, and later in high school, at the only Pharmacy in town.

Not long after graduation, she moved to the Auburn area and worked at Boeing. In 1948, she and Andrew C. Norris were married. They lived in the old Auburn Terrace, saved their money and bought a house in Pacific, WA, where they lived until 2016.

Agnes retired from civil service after working at the old Depot between Algona and Auburn for over 20 years.

She and Andy loved to travel, making annual trips with their RV to Arizona. They traveled to Alaska, Hawaii, Washington D.C., Maryland, Florida, California and Colorado as well. Her favorite place in all her life was the old cabin built by Andy’s Dad, in Salmon La Sac.

Her parents, Homer and Birdice preceded her in death.

Agnes’s husband of almost 70 years passed in 2016. She had two brothers, Paul Smith, deceased, and Gilbert Smith deceased. She is survived by three children, Neil Norris, Paula Grove and Bill Norris as well as 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Mom was the most loving, kindest, gentlest and best Mom any kid could ask for.

There are no services at her request.


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