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Lila Mae Norris: Tabor City

1937 – 2021

     Lila Mae Norris of Tabor City died Monday, May 17, in McLeod Loris hospital, Loris. She was 83.

     Born May 24, 1937 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Grantham and Naomi Bryant Allen and the widow of William Isaac Norris, Sr.

     She is survived by three sons, William Isaac Norris, Jr., Michael Dean Norris, and Mitchell Wayne Norris and his wife Francene, all of Tabor City; two daughters, Cheryl N. Clewis and her husband Jimmy of Whiteville, and Amy N. Fowler and her husband Joey of Tabor City; eleven grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lois Marie Allen; and one grandson, Jason Suggs.

     Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, in Inman Ward Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in Myrtle Green Cemetery, Tabor City.

     A guest register is available here.