Wilson Norris

Wilson Norris picWilson Norris, age 79, of Crockett passed away Thursday, October 15, 2020 at his residence.  Wilson was born February 25, 1941 in Liberty, TX to parents, George Wilson Norris and Opal Norris.  He graduated from Liberty High School in 1959 and obtained his Bachelor’s degree at Lamar University in 1976.  Wilson met Ginger Ezell in the summer of 1961, the love of his life, marrying her in February, 1962 and they enjoyed over 50 years together.  Wilson and Ginger moved to Crockett in 1976 and he started a State Farm Insurance Agency where he worked until 2017.  He was a member of the Central Baptist Church who loved the Lord and believed you could never be too good of a Christian.  Being a truly good neighbor, he would help anyone he could whenever he could always enjoyed the company of friends and family in his home until the very end.  Wilson was known around town for a friendly Hello and a box of donuts to share.  Not only did he love spending time on the farm with his grandchildren, but he especially loved cheering them on at ballgames, never would there be a prouder grandpa in the stands.

Wilson is survived by son, Forest Clayton Norris and wife, Beverly of San Antonio; daughter, Dana Young and husband, Austin of Rusk; grandchildren, Nathaniel Tyler Norris of Cleveland, Ohio, Victoria Rose Norris of Hamburg, Germany, Savanna Grace Young of Rusk, Matthew Norris Young of Rusk; sisters, Alice Rolke of Dayton, Juanita Fox of San Antonio, Anita Josh and husband, Larry of Kountze; brother-in-law, Dean Hill; numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by wife, Ginger Norris; sister, Brenda Kay Hill.

Wilson’s family wish to express a special Thank You to Dorothy Jackson, Vera Love, Ruth McKnight, Doris Robinson for the loving, compassionate care throughout this time.

Funeral services for Wilson Norris will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 in the Callaway-Allee Memorial Chapel with Dr. Reggie Gregory officiating.  Interment will follow at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Maydelle.  Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m. prior to service.

Online condolences may be made at www.callawayallee.com





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