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LeRoy Norris

Obituary Date: Monday, July 27, 2015

LeRoy Norris, age 75, of Cleveland went home to be with the Lord, July 27, 2015. He was born on June 25, 1940 in Gainesville, Ga. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rev. J. C. and Pecola Norris and his two sisters, Lynda and Rebecca.

LeRoy spent his life living up to the verse Ecclesiastes 9:10, “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might” He gave of himself in word, deed, and music over many years and to countless people. LeRoy was in the ministry for many years, having pastored Community Chapel, Alto C.H. Church and Cleveland C.H. Church. He was a member of New Haven C.H. Church.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years Libby Norris, Cleveland; children and spouses, Danny and Tamie Norris, Gainesville; Anthony Norris and John Wilson, Decatur; Andrew and Meredith, Gainesville; Matthew Norris, Cleveland; grandchildren, Jacob Norris, Kaylee Norris, Olivia Pless, Kristina Norris; brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Jean Norris, Gainesville; sister, Barbara Hosch, Alabama.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at The Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Wayne Hicks and the Rev. Bobby Griffith will officiate. Interment will follow at Yonah View Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to New Haven C.H. Church 615 White Sulphur Rd. Gainesville, GA 30506.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.

Funeral Date
07/29/2015 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Barrett Funeral Home
(706) 865-3101
118 N Brooks St, Cleveland 30528