Wilbert Graham Norris, 80 of 303 4th St., passed away at his home Monday, August 17, 2020 with his loving family by his side.
Born on August 10, 1940 in Sampson Co., Wilbert was the son of the late Ned Lawrence and Geneva Hudson Norris. He was a lifelong farmer, having a watermelon farm in Garland and retired from Turlington Lumber Company. His favorite pasttime was fishing and loved spending time with his family and his two four-legged friends, Eddie and Baby.
Wilbert is survived by his wife of fifty-eight years, Barbara Carter Norris of the home; daughter, Brenda Norris Warren and husband, Gary of Sneads Ferry; three sisters: Dorothy Norris Bordeaux of Clinton, Lillie Norris Biegler and Queen Norris Clark both of Garland; two brothers: Coleman Norris of Garland and Jarvis Norris of Burlington; two grandsons: Steven Warren and wife, Carrie and Adam Warren and wife, Carla Brooke and his three great-grandchildren: Millie Elizabeth Warren, Maxton Eric Warren and Hadley Edwards Warren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Eddie Graham Norris; sister, Velma Bullard; and his four brothers: Lawrence, Coy, Gordon and Leon Norris.
Wilbert was a kind, gentle man with a loving heart and great personality. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him – because to know him, was to love him.
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