Johnnie Edmunds Norris

Johnnie Edmunds Norris, 77, of Houston, Arkansas, died on November 29, 2018. She was a native of Lake Village and a former resident of Strong and Hamburg.

Mrs. Norris owned and operated the Wells Grocery and Dairy Bar in Hamburg for many years, and was a bookkeeper at the Livingston Lumber Yard in Lake Village.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Leon Edmunds in 1980; two granddaughters, Jessica Vestal in 2000 and Nikki Taylor in 2015; her parents, John and Bessie Wells Boyd and her sister, Virginia Cater.

She is survived by her children, Tim Edmunds and wife, Brandi, of Oppelo; Jim Edmunds of Houston, Arkansas and Lisa Edmunds Bell of Morrilton; her brothers, John W. Boyd of Lake Village and David Boyd of Clarksville; two grandchildren, Chelsea Edmunds McMorrough and Taylor Edmunds Ratzlaff and three great-grandchildren Ayden, Brooklyn and Benjamin.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m. at the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home in Hamburg with Bro. Joel Meredith officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home at 1 p.m. A private burial will be at the Hamburg Cemetery. Pallbearers are Robert Taylor, Kole Maxwell, Seth Maxwell, Casey McMorrough, Brian Ratzlaff and Randell Wells.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72207.