Mr. Norris died Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born March 11, 1941, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Jackson and Ethel Green Norris. In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by a daughter, Karen Denise Norris, and a brother, Jerry Norris.
Mr. Norris retired as a supervisor, with 41 years of service, from Habersham Mills. He was of the Pentecostal faith and attended Free Chapel Worship Center. In his spare time, Mr. Norris enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Murphy Norris of the home, whom he married on Dec. 22, 1961; daughter, Annette Norris of the home; daughter and son-in-law, Kelly Norris Parr and Otis; brother, Gary Norris of Kentucky; sisters, Joan Church of Clarkesville, Joyce Cathey of Bear Creek, N.C., and Janice Harrison of Kentucky; grandson, Drake Chastain and wife Krystal and grandson, Kody Chastain; several nieces and nephews.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284-0692.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
November 30, 2011