- 81 years old
- Date of birth: Mar 4, 1934
- Date of passing: Nov 5, 2015
|Let the memory of Josie be with us forever|
Josie Belle Norwood Brogden Thacker, 81, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Hock Family Pavilion in Durham.
A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Joseph and Maude Thomas Norwood. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and retired as a dietician at Murdoch Center for over thirty years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday, November 8, 2015 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Creedmoor by Rev. Dan Hill and Rev. Craig Saunders. Burial will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.
Surviving are two daughters, Jean B. Whitfield (John) of Oxford, Kathy B. Lloyd (Robert) of Creedmoor, a son, Ricky M. Brogden (Marshelle) of Stem, her husband, W. Barry Thacker of the home, two sisters, Ruth N. Averette of Creedmoor, Lucille Norwood of Oxford, a brother, Dan Norwood of Creedmoor, ten grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Martha Weary, Ida Graham, Frances Pickard, six brothers, Lawrence, Charlie, Thomas, Robert, Torrence, Cliff Norwood.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church or to Hock Family Pavilion.
Visitation will be held Saturday evening November 7, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor and at the Thacker home.
"Dear Thacker Family:
My sincerest condolences to you on the loss of Josie. These times are very difficult and I hope you will find comfort in the fact that God's own word the Bible promises us that one day death will be no more and we will welcome our loved ones back. (Rev. 21:3,4) (John 5:28, 29) Please draw close to Jehovah God, the "hearer of prayer" (Psalms 65:2)"
"Jean , Kathy & Ricky,& Barry,my prayers are with you now. My aunt Belle is a sweet lady & #2 mom for me & my brothers. She was always there for us when our mom couldn't be. Always understood, would talk with you & let you know she cared & loved you. She is with my mom & Jesus now & o how happy she must be. God be with you &, sweet memories until we see her again, Love you all . Polly"
"My thoughts and prayers are all of you during this time and the days to come. Just hold on to the years & memories you have of her. She was a great lady and will be missed by many. God Bless each of you! Deborah Keith & Family"
"We were saddened to hear about the loss of Belle. She was a special lady. She will be missed by many. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Roger, Marie & Matthew Cooke"
"Family of Belle I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your family member. I have known Belle my entire life . She and I were in the same Sunday School Class when I went to Fellowship. Belle was one good person and awesome waitress when she worked part-time. Everyone only had good things to say about her. She is now resting in her Savior arms. Prayers for the family."
"Our love and prayers go out to the entire family. Belle was a wonderful woman that we are thankful to have known. Her suffering is over and she is home with our Lord and at peace for sure.
Amy, David, Rianne and Ryan"
"I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. The Bible promises that very soon death will be done away with at Revelation 21:3,4. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. " I hope the promises of the Bible can bring you comfort during this difficult time."
"Kathy, Jean, and Ricky, so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. She was such a sweet person. Always smiling and a loving person. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Brenda"
"Kathy, Jean & Ricky
Gail and I were very sadden to hear of the loss of your sweet mom. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prays in the days and weeks ahead.
Mike & Gail Turner"
"The loss of Mrs. Belle will be felt far and wide. She touched many lives. My heart goes out to you all. Hold on to your memories and each other and you will find comfort to get you through.
Nancy Champion Jackson"
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