Harry Abbott Norris

Born: Tue., Oct. 6, 1942
Died: Mon., Oct. 24, 2011

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Harry Abbott Norris, age 69, of Union Point, GA, died Monday, October 24, 2011 at Saint Joseph''s at East Georgia Hospital in Greensboro. A native of the Norwood Community of Warren County, Georgia, he was born October 6, 1942 to the late Clara Abbott Norris and Homer Edwin Norris. He graduated from Union Point High School in the class of 1959. Harry was an employee of Lockheed Martin Aircraft Corporation in Marietta, GA as a mechanic on the aircraft. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Union Point.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bennett Lee Norris, Sr. and Jack Edward Norris; a nephew, Bennett Lee Norris, Jr.; a niece, Kathleen Mitchell Price; and two brothers-in-law, Leonard Jackson and Frank Mitchell III. He is survived by four sisters, Catherine Baker and husband Leslie of Kansas City, MO, Faye Jackson of Gainesville, FL, Joan Drinkard and husband Charles of Washington, GA and Linda Mitchell of Crawfordville, GA; a brother, Luther Allen Norris and wife Cean of Columbia, SC; a sister-in-law, Barbara Norris of Union Point, GA; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He is also survived by his good friends and caregivers Dr. Billy Rhodes and Lee Walker.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Callaway Funeral Home Chapel, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Harry Michael officiating. Interment will follow at Johnson United Methodist Church Cemetery, 4228 Gibson Highway, Warrenton, GA 30828. Serving as pallbearers are Bill Norris, Frank Mitchell IV, Jack Norris, Alan Cowart, Chris McElveen and Mercer Harris. Honorary pallbearers are James Taylor, Billy Roland, Tom Davis, Charles Moody and Ed Kilgore. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service on Wednesday at Callaway Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 206 Thornton Street, Union Point, Georgia 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.callawayfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Wanda McCannon
   Posted Tue October 25, 2011
I am so sorry for you loss. You all will be in my prayers.

Carroll Cronic
   Posted Tue October 25, 2011
Sorry to here of the passing of a friend and schoolmate for many years!

Josh Lindsey
   Posted Tue October 25, 2011
Harry was such a great character and soul. He will be missed by all.

Claire Kelly Smith and Shirley Haynes
   Posted Tue October 25, 2011
Mr. Harry's family is in our thoughts and prayers. He will always be remembered as a very important citizen of Union Point...such a sweet man and loved by all.

kelley channell
   Posted Tue October 25, 2011
I grew up hearing the stories about Harry that my daddy told. He was always so fond of him. I bet they are laughing together right now. I know he will be missed here on earth.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Wed October 26, 2011
Thoughts and prayers for the family. Harry will be missed by many.

Kathi Lindsey Smoker
   Posted Thu October 27, 2011
So sorry that Harry is no longer here. Truly one of Union Point's favorite people.

Bob Rainwater
   Posted Sun November 06, 2011
The first time I met Harry he pulled a knife out of his belt buckle, held it to my throat, and said "I could have killed you - you've got to pay attention." Harry always kept things interesting. I'll miss him.

Eddie & Tina Brown
   Posted Tue November 08, 2011
There is and was only one Harry Norris. He was tall for his size and quite a character. If you look up giant in the dictionary there should be a picture of Harry, he was just that even though he was only 4 1/2 feet tall (if that). He will be missed.