Mr. Norris was born in Ashe County on Friday, April 12, 1918, to the late Cleve and Mollie Greene Norris.
He was a member of Liberty Grove Baptist Church. He was known for his humor and laughter.
He was preceded in death by four brothers; Howard Norris, Bruce Norris, James Norris, and Jack Norris; and one sister; Ruth Crumpler.
Mr. Norris is survived by his wife Lorraine Parsons Norris; a step-son, Fred Steven Mash of North Wilkesboro; a brother; Paul Norris of Lansing; four sisters, Libby Hartzog of Millers Creek, Lucy Waugh of Millers Creek, Helen Ross of Elizabethton, Tenn., and Ruby Wagner of Elizabethton, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at Boone Family Funeral Home with Rev. John Elledge and Rev. Russell Sheets officiating. Burial followed in the Liberty Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Grove Baptist Church C/O Jody Brown, 3289 Liberty Grove Church Road, Fleetwood, NC 28626.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.