- 87 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 26, 1924
- Date of passing: Jun 5, 2011
|Let the memory of John be with us forever|
Mr. John P. Norman Sr., 87-year-old resident of West Point, died Sunday, June 5, 2011 at
George H. Lanier Memorial Hospital in Valley. Mr. Norman was born Tuesday, Feb. 26,
1924 in Greenville, Ga., the son of the late Frank P. and Ruth Pinkston Norman.
He was a graduate of Columbus High School and Emory University with a degree in
economics. Mr. Norman served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a staff sergeant.
He was personnel director of the Lanett Bleachery and Dye Works for 10 years before
leaving to work as a salesman for Holt and Associates, a textile company of which he
was part owner.
Mr. Norman was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Pharr Norman; and his step son,
Robert L. Henry. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and William G.
Solomon of Macon, Ga.; his son, John P. Norman Jr. of Pigeon Forge, Tenn.; and his son
and daughter-in-law, Frank and Donna Norman of Lanett; seven grandchildren; and one
great-grandchild. The family of Mr. Norman will greet friends Wednesday, June 8 from 5
until 7 p.m. at McCarthy Funeral Home in West Point. A memorial service will be held
Thursday, June 9 at 2 p.m. from the Church of the Resurrection with the Rev. Douglas K.
Crossman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of the
Resurrection, P.O. Box 452, West Point, Ga. 31833 or to Chattahoochee Hospice, 6
Medical Park North, Valley, Ala. 36854.
Professional services provided by McCarthy Funeral Home Inc. in West Point Georgia. www.Mccarthyfuneralhomeinc.com
"Susie Asbell lit a candle at
Our prayers are with you all.God bless you ."
"Billy, Jenny, Virginia and Mary Kathryn Clark, lon lit a candle at
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. We have many sweet, fun and loving memories of Mr. Johnny."
"Bill Spears, Friend lit a candle at
A great loss to the West Point Community. We will continue to miss his presence."
"Jennifer Morgan Chadwick and Ashley wrote at
My thoughts and prayers are with you, John and Frank...Love"
"Eddie & Toni wrote at
Our thoughts are with you during this time of reflection of your dad. Hope you have many happy memories.
Pamela Almanzar - friend of John Jr. wrote at
May God be your refuge and strength during this time of loss, many prayers and blessings!"
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