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Legrant Elwood Norris

April 7, 1938 ~ May 20, 2019 (age 81)
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Tabor City, NC

Legrant Elwood Norris, age 81, of Tabor City, NC, died Monday, May 20, 2019 in his home.  Born April 7, 1938 in Columbus County, NC, he was the son of the late Bradie Malcolm Norris and Burtie Lee Long Norris. 

Mr. Norris was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend.  He was a true family man that enjoyed caring for his family and was always willing to help anyone he could.   He was a farmer and owner of a gas station.  He also was the owner and operator of Elwood Norris Inc. for forty one years.

He is survived by his wife: Willa Mae Fowler Norris of the home; one daughter: Dinah N. Thompkins and husband Donnie of Tabor City, NC; one son: Terry Legrant Norris and wife Shyrl of Tabor City, NC; seven grandchildren: Grant, Bradley, Holley, Jeana, Danny, Kyle, and Melissa; and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother: Lynwood Norris and one sister: Frances Fowler.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 4 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow in the Sandy Plain Cemetery.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

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