2009-03-19 / Obituaries

Norris

Thomas Gracie Norris Jr., 84, of Dixons Mills died March 6, 2009 in DeKalb County, Alabama.

He was born July 17, 1924 in Dixons Mills. He was a member of Dixons Mills Baptist Church. He was a retired bus driver for DC Transit in Washington, D.C.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanne Branyon Norris, Dixons Mills; four sons, Stephen Leslie Norris, Washington, D.C., Paul Whitney Norris, Fairfax, VA, Michael Rial Norris, Tallahassee, FL, Gary Mark Norris, Jefferson City, MO.; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

The service was March 9 at 11 a.m. at Dixons Mills Baptist Church with Revs. Richard Martindale, Mike Norris and Leon Harrison officiating. Burial was in the Dunning Cemetery in Dixons Mills. O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.

Active pallbearers were Derek Norris, Kevin Norris, Cain Norris, Bobby Hopper, Gary McKinney and Tommy Combest.

Donations may be made to the Disaster Relief ministry, of the Bethel Baptist Association in Linden, Alabama.

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