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2011-04-07 / Obituaries


W. J. Norris, Jr., 83, of Sweet Water died Friday, April 1, 2011 at his home. He was born October 26, 1927 in Sweet Water. He was a retired paper mill scaleman and member of the Union Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services were 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2011 at Union Grove Baptist Church in Sweet Water with Rev. Lister Hill and Rev. Travis Agee officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

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

He is survived by his wife, Juanita Faye Parker Norris of Sweet Water; six sons, Tom (Bonita) Norris, Wayne (Joan) Norris, Jim (Wanda) Norris, Craig (Becky) Norris, Steve (Tabitha) Norris and Joel (Sonya) Norris all of Sweet Water; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

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

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

Honorary pallbearers were all of Mr. Norris’ grandchildren.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home is Thomasville directed.

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