Polly Bradshaw Norris 78 of Alexandria, VA passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Born in Wallace, NC, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Maggie Bradshaw and was a retired teacher with Fairfax County Public Schools. Polly was a dedicated mother, grandmother and loving wife. She enjoyed teaching, was an accomplished cook, gardener and talented seamstress. She was always thoughtful and kind, even as she faced many health challenges herself in later years.She is survived by her devoted and adoring husband of 56 years, Charles Norris, son, Charles Gregory Norris and his fiancé Jessica O’Mara, daughter, Bonnie Gray Norris and husband William “Lee” Niemeyer, grandchildren, Connor Norris, Kyle, Rachel and Jason Niemeyer; brothers, Douglas Bradshaw of Wilmington, NC, Cecil Bradshaw and wife Nancy of Burgaw,NC and Harry Bradshaw and wife Nadine of Wallace, NC and many loving family, extended family and friends.Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 31st at Woodward Funeral Home Louisa, VA, officiated by Rev. David Palmer with burial to follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to service from 12 to 2 pm.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association, P. O. Box 502 Milford, CT 06460.