Obituaries

DENNIS CHARLES NORRIS -

Dennis Charles Norris, 909 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, went home to be with the Lord on June 28, 2011 at his residence. He fought a long hard battle with cancer for many years. A native of Johnson County, he was born August 30, 1959. Dennis was a 1978 graduate of Johnson County High School. He was a retired truck driver due to disability. He was a NASCAR fan. Dennis was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Robinson Norris on August 17, 2009.

He leaves behind his father, Charles Norris; sister and brother-in-law, Judy and Bill Burgess; a brother and sister-in-law, Randy and Lynne Norris, all of Butler; his nieces, Tammy Jordan and Anna Norris; a nephew, Charlie Norris, all of whom loved him with all their hearts, as he did them; his aunts, Faye Fritts, Edna Kyte, Beatrice Forrester, Margie Fioravanti, Kathleen Mullins and Viola McCombs; several cousins.

Graveside services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2011 in the Rock Springs Cemetery with the Rev. Roy Wilson officiating. Burial was in the Rock Springs Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be e-mailed to mfc@chartertn.net.

Memorial Funeral Chapel in Elizabethton was in charge.