Norris and Mary Elizabeth Priest were married in Henderson, KY in 1958 and started their married life just across the street from their home now. They celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2008. Norris was raised in Hebbardsville KY, and Mary Elizabeth was raised here in Henderson. They are lifelong residents of this dear community.
Their current residence is located just next door to the L&N Bed and Breakfast in beautiful downtown Henderson.
In addition to keeping the Inn, Norris is the owner of Vaughn Insurance, also located on North Main Street in which he operates with his oldest son Nibby Priest.
The Priests have two sons, Norris Nisbet “Nibby” Priest (1964) and Neal Thomas Priest (1969) and two grandchildren, River Thomas Priest (1997) and Kally Ann Priest (2001).
Norris is an active member of the Henderson City Lions Club, former board member of the Hugh Edward Sandefur Training Center. Norris is currently a Trustee at Campbellsville University.
Mary Elizabeth is a former board member for the Henderson County YMCA and taught for many years in the third-grade swimming instruction program at the YMCA. She is an active volunteer at the Henderson Answer Center, a local clothing bank.
Norris enjoys magic as a hobby and Mary Elizabeth enjoys swimming and collecting antiques.