Obituary: Carolyn Mae Ortega


Carolyn Mae Ortega, age 76, of Vinemont, passed away on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, at Cullman Regional. She was born Feb. 8, 1947, to Albert M. Norris and Emmer C. Norris.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Ortega; sons, Dennis Grubb and Billy Norris; granddaughter, Nicole May; parents; and six brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son, Frank (Gladys) Massey; grandchildren, Avianna (Travis) Massey, Denise (Cody) Moreno, Billy Dean Norris-Tucker, Willie Norris-Tucker, Christopher Grubb, and Dennis (Desiree) Schlichting; great-grandchild, Eragon Moreno; sister, Louise (Bobby) Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.