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Official Obituary of

Willa Mae (Fowler) Norris

October 20, 1939 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Willa Norris Obituary

Tabor City, NC 

Willa Mae Fowler Norris, 82, of the Sandy Plain Community, passed away Sunday, October 31, 2021, at her home with her children by her side. Born in Horry County, SC, she was the daughter of the late Jettie Roscoe Fowler and Essie Mae (Lewis) Fowler and the widow of LeGrant Elwood Norris.

She is survived by a son, Terry LeGrant (Shyrl) Norris of Tabor City; a daughter, Dinah (Donnie) Thompkins of Tabor City; brother, Jerry Lynn Fowler of Loris; sisters, Kathleen Fipps of Loris and Irene Phipps of Tabor City; seven grandchildren, Grant Norris (Nicole), Bradley Thompkins (Candace), Holley Norris (Kramer), Jeana Jernigan (Austin), Danny Vogel (Rebecca), Melissa Branagan, and Kyle Everett; and nine great-grandchildren. The family would like to give a special thanks to all her caregivers. 

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, William Roscoe “Bud” Fowler and Charles Wayne Fowler, and a sister, Juanita Porter.

A Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Inman Ward Funeral Home, with Rev. Marcus Fowler officiating. Burial will follow in Sandy Plain Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

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November 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
November 3, 2021

3:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th Street
Tabor City, NC 28463


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