Emma (Ivory) Norris

May 28, 1936 ~ September 4, 2018 (age 82)


Southern Memorial Funeral Home sadly announces the passing of Mrs. Emma Norris 82, of Georgetown Ga. Service’s are entrusted to. Southern Memorial. The Ones Who Truly Care! When Only The Best Will Do. We ask that you please keep the Norris family in your prayers as they travel through this difficult journey.

Mrs. Emma Ivory Norris was born May 28, 1936 in Quitman

County, Georgia to the parentage of the late Silla and Freddie

Will Ivory. On September 4, 2018, Emma was called to

eternal rest at Joe Anne Burgin Nursing Home in Cuthbert,


At an early age, she confessed in Christ and became a

member of First Missionary Baptist Church, Georgetown,


She was united in Holy Matrimony to R. S. Norris. Emma

worked at Lakeview Community Hospital, Eufaula, AL, for

over 25 years. Her favorite pastime was going to church,

baking, shopping and spending time with her loved ones.

In addition to her parents, Emma was preceded in death by

her son, R.C. Norris; daughter, Joe Ann Freeman; three

sisters, Lou Ella Ceaser, Louise Ceaser, and Hattie Pearl


She leaves to cherish her memories; loving husband of fiftythree

years, R.S. Norris; two daughters, Ruby (Douglas)

Oliver of Georgetown, GA and Betty (Eugene) Deloney of

Eufaula, AL; son, James Jackson Jr of Georgetown, GA; sonin-

law, John Freeman; eight grandchildren; eleven greatgrandchildren;

three sisters, Mary (Eddie) Richardson of

Cuthbert, GA, Betty (Sammy) Long of Georgetown, GA and

Geraldine (Paul) Jackson of Eufaula, AL; three brothers,

Bobby (Delores) Williams, and Robert (Judy) Williams of

Georgetown, GA, and Berry (Mildred) Ivory of Eufaula, AL;

sister-in-law, Thelma Thornton; two special friends, Ella

Pearl Mercer, and Dorothy Northington ;and a host of nieces,

nephews, other relatives and sympathizing friends.

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