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Kathleen Whitson Norris

Kathleen Whitson Norris, 86, died October 9, 2015 at the Crossings in Blacksburg, Virginia. Kathleen, and her husband Theodrick Bland Norris (d. 2013), moved to Warm Hearth in Blacksburg in 2011 from Spring Hill, Florida where they enjoyed 22 years of retirement.
Kathy (Toots) was born in Sioux, NC. She attended Unicoi County High School and East Tennessee State University, after which she worked for the Kefauver Insurance Agency in Erwin. When she took a job with the Navy Department she moved to Washington, DC, where she met and married her wonderful husband Bland, in 1955.
Kathy is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law: Patricia Morse of Christiansburg, VA, Mary Norris (Dan Britten) of Blacksburg, VA and Priscilla Masters (Eric) of Great Falls, VA. Kathy was known as Granny to her grandsons Cameron Lewis (Katie), Cory Lewis (Elizabeth Elliott), Owen Masters, Nicholas Britten, George Masters, Peter Britten and Asa Britten.
Per her request there will be no service. A reception will be held on Saturday, October 17, from 11:00 – 1:00, at The Village Center at Warm Hearth Village in Blacksburg, VA, for friends wishing to stop by. The address is 2603 Warm Hearth Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060. Her remains will be interred at Monticello Memory Gardens in Charlottesville, VA next summer, where she will lie next to her beloved Bland.