Katie Ruth Norris Darby

Published 10:02 am Monday, August 8, 2011

BRATT, Fla. – Mrs. Katie Ruth Norris Darby, 62, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at a Pensacola, Fla. hospital.

Mrs. Darby was a native and resident of Bratt, Fla. for most of her life and she was the pianist for the Pinebarren Baptist Church.

Her twin Sister, Kitty and her parents, Neva and Clarence Norris preceded her in death.

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Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Ralph Darby of Bratt, Fla.; her son, James and Shelley Darby of Louisville, Ky.; her mother and father, Raymond and Ruth Norris of Bratt, Fla.; and five grandchildren, Amanda Darby, Keri Darby, Cody Darby, Dylan Williams and Austin Williams.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 7, 2011 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Harper and the Rev. Kevin Stott officiating. Burial will follow at Godwin Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. today, August 6, 2011 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Jerry McElhaney, Jimmy McElhaney, Josh McElhaney, Robert Stewart, Mickey Peterson and Michael Peterson.