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Date published: 7/16/2014

Norris H. Ebbets

Norris Hurst Ebbets, 77, of Glen Allen passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

Norris was born in Burdine, Ky., on Aug. 14, 1936. In 1957, she earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Radford College. With that degree, she taught numerous business classes. She was also an entrepreneur who opened a trade school to teach secretarial skills and later sold the successful business.

She was also a devoted mother to her three children. Norris enjoyed playing golf and reading, and was an avid bridge player.

She is survived by her devoted husband, Joseph W. Ebbets, whom she married in 1957; her loving children, Rob Ebbets of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Steve Ebbets of Leesburg and Terry Copenhaver of Glen Allen. Norris also leaves behind a sister, Pauline Dorton of Wise; and six grandchildren, Chris Ebbets, Liza Ebbets, Caitlin Ebbets, Alyse Ebbets, Kyle Ebbets and Sean Copenhaver.

A memorial gathering will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, at the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home in Glen Allen.

in lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a charity of one's choice.