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Sept.18, 1939-June 15, 2010

KENLY -- Debbie Phillips Norris, 2315 Memorial Church Road, died Tuesday at Wayne Memorial Hospital with her family by her side.

Funeral service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rosewood Worship Center, 2103 O'Berry Center Road, Goldsboro, with the Rev. Wayne Hargrove and the Rev. Tom Dorman officiating. Committal service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church Cemetery, N.C. 87 south at Lisbon Road, Council, N.C.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at her residence.

Surviving are her daughters, Pam Whitfield and husband, Ben, and Nancy Norris both of Nahunta; sons, Jeffrey Norris and wife, Tammy, of Bailey and Danny Norris and wife, Dawn, of Goldsboro; brothers, Vaughn Philips and wife, Rosalyn, of Lisbon and Bill Phillips and wife, Glenda, of Clarkton; sister, Zelda Fredere and husband, Bob, of Lakeland, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Norris retired in 2000 as a supervisor from Acme United Corp.

She was a member of Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir and was active in the ladies auxiliary and Adult Sunday school class.

She was a native of Bladen County, and was the daughter of the late Beatrice Burney Phillips and Afton Varsor Phillips.

Flowers are welcome, but memorials may be made to Piney Grove Free Will Baptist Church, 2201 Piney Grove Church Road, Kenly, N.C., 27542

Arrangements are with Evergreen Memorial Service of Goldsboro, and condolences to the family may be made through www.evergreenmemorialservice.com.


Published in Obituaries on June 16, 2010 1:47 PM