Ethel "Sissy" Joyce (Norris) Moreland

December 19, 1938 ~ April 21, 2021 (age 82)

Obituary Image


Mrs. Ethel "Sissy" Moreland, age 82, of Franklin, KY passed away on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021 at 8:01 PM at the Medical Center of Bowling Green, KY.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, April 25th, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Franklin Church of Christ, 700 South Main Street, Franklin, KY.  A funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 25th at 3:00 PM.  After the funeral service, Mrs. Moreland’s wishes are to be cremated.  There will be memorial/visitation on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Paris Church of Christ, 1923 Main Street, Paris, KY 40361. 

Ethel was born on December 19th, 1938 in Owingsville, KY to the late Jimmie Norris and the late Polly Ethel Hunt Norris.  She is also preceded in death by her husband, Gene Moreland; and 4 sisters and 4 brothers.

She is survived by a daughter, Teresa Knight of Franklin, KY; a grandson, DeWayne Lear of Nicholasville, KY; 2 great-grandchildren, Dustin Lear and Serenity Lear; 2 sisters, Louise Rawleigh of Edmond, OK and  Sandi Norris of Millersburg, KY; 3 brothers, Jimmie “Dee” Nelson Norris of Carlisle, KY, Henry Norris of Paris, KY and Bobby Norris of Richmond, KY; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Ethel was a member of the Franklin Church of Christ in Franklin, KY.  She was also a member of Paris Church of Christ in Paris, KY.  Ethel was retired from the Square D Company.  She was an avid bowler.  Ethel loved to shop, cross stitch and play different card games.  Her favorite thing to do was to sit on her front porch and watch hummingbirds.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy are to be made to the Taylor Christian Camp, c/o Franklin Church of Christ, 700 South Main Street, Franklin, KY. 42134

Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory website is  The Facebook page is Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.  The obituary phone line is 270-586-8844.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ethel "Sissy" Joyce (Norris) Moreland, please visit our floral store.


April 25, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Franklin Church of Christ (Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, KY)

Funeral Service
April 25, 2021

3:00 PM
Franklin Church of Christ (Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, KY)

May 2, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Paris Church of Christ
1923 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361

© 2021 Gilbert Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy