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Mary McCullar Norris, age 75, of Water Valley, MS died Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Yalobusha County Hospital in Water Valley. She was born April 10, 1945 in Water Valley to the late Marvin and Lucille (Palmertree) McCullar. She spent the majority of her career at Big Yank, Borg-Warner and as a teacher’s assistant at Water Valley School District. Mary was a faithful member of Sylva Rena Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday School teacher and in the WMU where she was awarded the “Faithful Servant” award. She was also a member of the Water Valley Lions Club and Gideon's Womens Auxiliary.
She enjoyed tending to her flowers, reading, quilting and cooking Sunday lunch for her family. Nothing was more important to her, though, than spending time with her grandchildren.
Visitation is planned for Sunday, September 20, 2020 in the Gardiner Room at Seven Oaks Funeral Home from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Services will be held Monday, September 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM in the Henry Chapel of Seven Oaks with Bro. Crawford officiating. Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery with Randy Walker, Layth Terry, Ty Varner, Joe Pullen, Larry Sprouse, Chip May, Willie Pullen and Josh Ferguson serving as pallbearers.
Mary is survived by her husband of 52 years, W.G. (Bill) Norris; three daughters, Tracey Varner (Terry), Leah Anne Wrenn (Chad), and Jennifer McMinn (Lee); one sister Bonnie Dimock (Dale); and six grandchildren.
Along with her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her brother Paul McCullar.
Seven Oaks Funeral Home’s number one priority during these unprecedented times, is the health of our staff, our families, our visitors, and our community. With this in mind, we are adhering to guidelines set forth by the CDC, Gov. Tate Reeves, and the Mississippi Department of Health. At this time, we are asking everyone to support the limited gathering and visitation policies mandated by our government officials. We are also asking everyone to comply with the required social distancing space of six feet, as well as advising against intimate contact such as, hand-shaking, hugging, and kissing. Use of face masks are required.