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Nov. 14, 1929-Jan. 2, 2008

LAGRANGE -- Norwood D. Mozingo, 78, of 780 Piney Grove Road, died Wednesday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Norwood was born in Wayne County to the late Herman and Laura Etheridge Mozingo. He was preceded in death by his wife of 51 years, Margie Bryan Mozingo; and a daughter, Lynn Mozingo Measley. Norwood served with the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne during the Korean War. He had worked as an electrical contractor, raised poultry and later retired from the maintenance department at Wayne Memorial Hospital. Norwood was a member of Garris Chapel United Methodist Church and the Down East Beagle Club.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2008, at 11 a.m. from Rouse Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jerry Mitchell officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Norwood is survived by three daughters, Karen Garris and husband, Jeff, of Goldsboro, Barbara Coor and husband, Doug, of Goldsboro, Norma Sherman of LaGrange; six grandchildren, Hayley Garris Dawson and husband, Michael, Robert Garris, Emily Sherman, Joey Coor and wife, Jennifer, Casey Coor and Matthew Measley; great-grandchild, Kyler Coor; sister, Irene Whitfield of LaGrange; son-in-law, Phillip Measley of LaGrange; and his four-legged companion, Cookie.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home and at other times they will be at the home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. Memorials may be made to Garris Chapel United Methodist Church, 823 Piney Grove Road, LaGrange, N.C. 28551 or Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, N.C. 27534. Arrangements are with Rouse Funeral Home, LaGrange.


Published in Obituaries on January 3, 2008 2:46 PM