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After her military service, Helen Norris married Bennie Johnson; they lived in Chicago. She died in the Chicago Army Hospital in 1970. Helen Marea Norris Johnson is buried in the Flat Creek Cemetery in Mortons Gap, KY.
Sources: Social Security Applications and Claims Index in Ancestry; Kentucky Birth Index in Ancestry; "Deaths in Kentucky: Mortons Gap, Mrs. Helen Johnson," The Courier-Journal, 5/3/1970, p. 5; "Mrs. Helen Johnson, 53, dies in Chicago," The Messenger, 5/2/1970, p. 10; Helen M. Norris under subheading "List Others of Unit" in the article "S. Siders in 1st Negro WAC unit to go overseas," Chicago Tribune, 3/11/1945, p. 2; and Helen Marea Norris Johnson at Find A Grave.
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|NKAA Source: National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)|
|NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)|
|NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)|
|NKAA Source: The Messenger (newspaper) [Madisonville, KY]|
|NKAA Source: Chicago tribune (newspaper)|
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“Johnson, Helen Marea Norris,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 27, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004524.
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