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Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Four Oaks, NC
Friday November 20th, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Melvin Leon Norris, Sr.

Mr. Melvin Leon Norris, Sr., age 91 of Four Oaks, NC passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Liberty Commons Nursing facility in Benson. A public visitation will be  held 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks on Friday, November 20, 2020. Mr. Norris was born on May 5, 1929 in Johnston County to the late Clarence and Clyda Moore Norris. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Rose Norris; son-in-law, Brian Jones; brothers, Luther Norris and Lonnie M. Norris; sisters, Pearl Johnson, Dorothy Degrace, and Linda Norris. He retired with 25 years from Carolina Packers in Smithfield.    He is survived by his children, daughters, Wilma Ann Pridgen and husband David of Selma and Chrissie Jones of Garner; sons, Dennis Norris and wife Jackie of Four Oaks, Wayne Norris of Smithfield, and Melvin Leon Norris, Jr. and wife Wendy of Dunn; brothers, Vernon Norris and Ray Norris; sisters, Merle Whitley, Jean Thompson, and Faye Barefoot; 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.             In accordance with NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face covering will be required at visitation.                          Due to the current health concerns the family understands if you are not able to join them for the services. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated.             Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com             Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC

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Sending sympathy to Melvin's family. I worked with him at Carolina Packers Inc. for a number of years. We always enjoyed him as a co-worker. Sincerely, Elaine P. Byrd

Elaine P. Byrd Nov 21 2020 12:00 AM

Such a nice and sweet man I had the opportunity to meet him When Dan and I came down to visit a few times big hugs to the whole family with deep sympathy from Linda Norris Mount Horeb Wisconsin

Linda Norris Nov 21 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Norris, Sr.

Susan McCabe Dunn Nov 21 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Wilma and family. Will be praying for the family

Susan Heath Nov 20 2020 12:00 AM

Leon, Wendy and Family,Our thoughts are with each of you at this timeGlen, KathleenGeAnne Eric and the Kids

Kathleen Glen Calhoun Nov 20 2020 12:00 AM

He was the sweetest man, remember Wilma and I swimming in his pond when we were teenagers. Will be greatly missed

betty heath Nov 20 2020 12:00 AM

Going to miss you so much. I was hoping I would be able to make it to see you one more time. Thank you for all the love you showed to me and my family. You were the bestest! Maybe you can drink all the ice water you want to now. Love you and missing your sweet face and great hugs.

Lisa D Owens Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM

Love and prayers for all the family.

Harold and Beverly Gibson Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Melvin Norris, Sr.

Stuart Allen Nov 19 2020 12:00 AM

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