2011-04-07 / Obituaries


W. J. Norris Jr., 83, of Sweet Water died April 1, 2011 at his residence.

He was born Oct. 26, 1927 in Sweet Water. He was a member of Union Grove Baptist Church. He was a retired paper mill scaleman.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Faye Parker Norris, Sweet Water; six sons, Tom (Bonita) Norris, Wayne (Joan) Norris, Jim (Wanda) Norris, Craig (Becky) Norris, Steve (Tabitha) Norris, Joel (Sonya) Norris, all of Sweet Water; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, William Alan Norris.

The service was April 3 at 3 p.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church with Revs. Lister Hill and Travis Agee officiating. Burial was in the Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Sweet Water.

Active pallbearers were Robbie Norris, Jason Norris, Eddie Norris, Mark Hallman, Guy Schroeder and Brad Bailey.

Honorary pallbearers were all of Mr. Norris’ grandchildren.

Alternate pallbearers were Billy Dennison, Mike Norris and Al Norris.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed. (11-1tp)

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