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James Clifton Moon

November 10, 1937 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Darryl James Heuser

Dec. 1, 1953 ~ Aug. 21, 2019

Services will be held:

Betty Z. Cowing

August 15, 1922 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 23, 2019

Oral Wise

March 1, 1952 ~ August 19, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Joseph Rickey “Rick” French

August 28, 1945 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: August 28, 2019

Martin “Matt” Willoughby

Feb. 9, 1950 ~ Aug. 6, 2019

Services will be held: September 6, 2019

Jean Carroll Kaplan

October 23, 1933 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: At a later date

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Brenda Kay Ward

September 3, 1945 ~ August 16, 2019

Services will be held: August 19, 2019

Betty N. Norris

June 4, 1936 ~ June 8, 2019

RALEIGH – Betty N. Norris, 83, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Memories Mausoleum at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner.

Betty was born in Harnett County on June 4, 1936, the daughter of the late James and Esther Norris. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Norris, Sr.; sisters, Lovenia Hamilton, Christine Norris, Ruth Beasley, Katherine Searcy, and Janice Sais; brothers, Avant Norris, John Norris, Wilbert “Shorty” Norris, and Robert Norris.

She is survived by her loving family which includes daughters, Denise Boldt (Karl) of Cary, Marion Elise Whitley (Doug) of Raleigh; sons, Charles Norris, Jr. (Brenda) of Princeton, Carl “Mickey” Norris (Renee) of New Bern; sisters, Ruby Baker of Angier, Mary Owens (Ersel) of GA; brother, Aaron Norris of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Karla James (Scott), Justin Boldt (Cara), Steven Pearce (Allison), Paul Martin (Alicia), Beth Long (Danny), Michelle Wallace, Teresa Wall, Keri Byrd (Dusty), Sara Norris; great grandchildren, Connor James, Jesse Boldt, Cole Boldt, Lila Boldt, Cruz Pearce, Sloan Pearce, Hattie Martin, Abel Martin, Addison Martin, Caleb Long, Emma Long, Summer Long, Finch Wallace, Blakley Wallace, McKenzie Wall, Avery Byrd, and Peyton Byrd.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Betty’s memory to Transitions LifeCare Hospice: 250 Hospice Cir., Raleigh, NC 27607 or Vandora Springs FWB Church: 1521 Vandora Springs Rd., Garner, NC 27529.

Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner. Online condolences may be made at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com.


June 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner


June 12, 2019

11:00 AM

Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh


  1. John Dove

    Charles, my condolences to you and your family

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