News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 6, 2013

Dorothy J. Norris

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Dorothy J. Norris, 68, of Terre Haute, passed away at 10:52 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Union Hospital. She was born in Terre Haute, on Aug. 27, 1944, to James D. Buchanan and Dorothy Mae Fields Buchanan.  

She is survived by her children, Donald Hoke, Deborah Hoke, Richard Hoke, Diana Hoke, and Michael Hoke; two sisters, Sara Gearlds and Jennifer Walters; 14 grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and six brothers.  

In keeping with her wishes, funeral services are private, with burial in Roselawn Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of DeBaun Springhill Chapel. Online condolences may be left at: