Nelson-Berna Funeral Home & Crematory
4520 N Crossover Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703


Norris Counts

December 23, 1924 - June 18, 2012

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Norris Counts, 87 of Springdale, AR passed away Monday, June 18, 2012 at his home. He was born December, 23, 1924 in Wesley, AR to Otis and Marie (Stokenbury) Counts. He was a retired rural letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and a University of Arkansas graduate.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years Leah Mason Counts and his second wife of 16 years, Jerri Herriman Counts.

He is survived by one son; Dennis Counts of Springdale, AR, one daughter; Paula Means of Fayetteville, AR, one brother; Harlan Counts of Conyers, GA, two grandchildren; Karla Groff and husband Eric of Russellville, AR, Curtis Means of Rogers, AR, and one great grandson; Ty Groff of Russellville, AR.

Private burial will be held at Wesley Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Washington Regional Hospice.