AK-CHIN — Elena Marie Norris, 79, died on Dec. 23, 2020, in Chandler.

Ms. Norris was born on May 7, 1941, in Sacaton to Juan and Juanita Norris. She was known for her years of selling Avon and Tupperware. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, spending time on crossword puzzles, baking and trying to win big on lottery scratchers, not to mention her great love for Elvis Presley.

She was known for her dedication to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Mission within the Ak-Chin Indian Community as a prayer leader and a member of the choir.

She is survived by five sisters, Molly Norris of Ak-Chin, Vivian Lewis of Gunsight Village, Lupe Kaniatobe of Ak-Chin, Sally Antone of Ak-Chin and Cecelia Norris of Laveen. She was preceded in death by a sister, Stella White, and two brothers, Fredrick Norris and Nathaniel Norris.

Contact the family for service dates and times.

J. Warren Funeral Services in charge of arrangements. 

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