Norris Ray Fluellen entered heaven’s gates on October 9, 2021, after a hard-fought battle with various health issues. He was 69 years old.
Norris was born on February 20, 1952, in Hugo, Oklahoma to Grover and Frances (Nash) Fluellen. He graduated from Hugo High School in May of 1970. He immediately went to work for Brown & Root (KBR) and remained employed for the next 40 years. He held the title of Administration manager/H.R. His job required him to travel all over the world. Norris married Cathy Hair, the love of his life, in August 1984. When he did have time off Norris and Cathy enjoyed vacationing all over the U.S., as well as other parts of the world. Their home was in Houston, TX after retirement they moved to Hugo, OK so Norris could be near his beloved brother, Ralph. Norris was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Eugene and Florence Nash, Benjamin, and Emma Fluellen; brother, Ralph Fluellen, and brother-in-law Ronald Popchoke.
He leaves behind to cherish in memory wife, Cathy of the home; his sons, Ian Maness and wife Kim of Philomath, OR and Nicholas Fluellen and wife Bri of Richardson, TX; three grandsons, one granddaughter; twin sister, Marsha (Fluellen) Popchoke, one nephew; three nieces; three great nephews; two sisters-in-law, Joyce Fluellen and Mary Rix of Tipton, England; one brother-in-law, Bill Hair of Yorkshire, England; as well as many other friends and relatives.
Norris was a kind, caring man. He never met a stranger and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. He had a work ethic that was above reproach. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
A private memorial service for family only will be held on November 5, 2021, in Hugo, OK.
Visitation will be held for family & friends on Friday, November 5, 2021, from 3:00-5:00 at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home Chapel in Hugo, OK.
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