Frances Butler Norris, 67, who was an organizer of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society and a volunteer in several other organizations in Washington and Maryland, died of cancer Saturday at home in Hollywood, Md.
Mrs. Norris and her husband, John G. Norris, a retired military correspondent of The Washington Post, lived on Capitol Hill for several years until 1968, when they moved to their home on the Patuxent River in Hollywood.
In addition to being an organizer of the Capitol Hill Restoration Society, Mrs. Norris had served as a chairman and vice-chairman of some of the organization's early house and garden tours.
She also had been a member of the board of directors of Friendship House on Capitol Hill and had been an organizer of the Friends of Friendship House, a fund-raising organization. She had been active in civil defense work in Arlington during World War II.
Since moving to Hollywood, she had been a member of the St. Mary's County Hospital Auxiliary and had served as its corresponding secretary. She also had been a member of the county Garden Club and the county Women's Club. She had been named chairman of the St. Mary's County House and Garden Tour.
Mrs. Norris was born in Kensington. She grew up in Washington and was educated at the Georgetown Visitation Convent and the Felix Mahoney Art School.
Besides her husband, of the home in Hollywood, survivors include a brother, Richard S. Butler, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and a sister, Eloise B. Meegan, of Leonardtown, Md.