George O’dell Norris

September 24, 1931 - November 3, 2013

09/24/1931 - 11/03/2013

George O’dell Norris, 82. Passed away on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 peacefully at home with his family by his side.
He was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Norris of 43 years, and his daughter Janice Rudd. After serving in the United States Army during the Korean War, he settled in Newport News, where he raised his family.
Survivors include sons, Mark A. Norris Wendy, Dennis Carter Linda, John Carter and daughters, Carolyn Bretz Don, Jackie Coffman, Mary Herron Bill, Donna Gurule, Nancy Carter-Villavicencio Washington, Tammy Monelly Michael. He will be sadly missed by his 25 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Special thanks to Robert Pennington of Personal Touch Home Health Services for his care and support during our Father’s extended illness.
A graveside service will be held 12 Noon Wednesday, November 6, 2013 in Hampton Memorial Gardens.
Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
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Beverly Hoercher
7 years ago

My heart and prayers go out to all of you. George is now in a better place and that’s with your Mom. He missed her so much! Thank you for taking such good care of him and being with him when he needed you the most. He loved you guys so much! Just know that I’m here for you at any time!

7 years ago

Our prayers are with you. Know that we are thinking of you. Wish we could be there with you. Love you Bob and Linda Ginny, Denny, Dallas, Cameron, Dalton, and Brittani

Jim and Leslie Knicely
7 years ago

We’re sorry for your loss, but are thankful that Odell is now free of all pain and suffering.