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Patrick John Anderson

01/15/2000 ~ 02/15/2019

Services will be held: 02/19/2019


Carolyn Prince Buffaloe

10/16/1937 ~ 02/15/2019

Services will be held: 02/20/2019


Jeanne Dupree Johnson

08/30/1934 ~ 02/16/2019

Services will be held: 02/23/2019

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Lillian Corvi Barbour

02/20/1928 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

Fred Elliot pic

Fred “Freddy” Allen Elliott, Jr.

03/07/1962 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

Midgette Obit Photo

Sherry Wilson Midgette

08/07/1949 ~ 02/12/2019

Services will be held: 02/15/2019

Shirley Clinger

Shirley Lee Clinger

03/28/1946 ~ 01/25/2019

Services will be held: 02/16/2019

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Janice Norris Sais

10/30/1943 ~ 02/11/2019

Services will be held: 02/15/2019

Michael Allen Norris, Jr.

Michael Norris pic

5/5/1980 ~ 02/09/2019

Michael Allen Norris, Jr., 38, passed away Saturday surrounded by his family. He was a dedicated and loving son, brother and father who enjoyed being with his family as well as participating in all of his son’s activities, especially baseball.
Surviving are his son, Michael Allen (Tripp) Norris, III of Raleigh; father, Michael A. Norris, Sr. and wife Carol of Clayton; mother, Merle Coats and husband Glenn of Raleigh; sister, Paula Pierce and husband Brad of Apex; niece, Natalie Pierce and nephew, Alex Pierce; mother of his son, Tripp, Sarah Norris of Raleigh; also surviving are one aunt and three uncles.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Aversboro Road Baptist Church, Garner. Interment will follow at White Memorial Church Cemetery, Willow Springs.
The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Michael Allen (Tripp) Norris, III education trust fund, at any BB&T Bank. Please reference account # 5284.



1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Aversboro Road Baptist Church
Garner, NC



2:00 pm

Aversboro Road Baptist Church
Garner, NC


  1. Dean Farmer

    Prayers for comfort in a difficult time

  2. Becki Buffaloe

    I remember teaching Michael when he was in 6th grade . I enjoyed him so much and I pray for you as you go through this heartache. I am so very sad for you, Paula, and all the family. I wrote on Facebook that when I taught Alex last year his twinkling eyes reminded me so very much of Michael.

  3. Byron Dale Spivey

    I’m so sorry. I knew Michael and his family for a very long time.
    He will be missed. What a fine young man.

  4. Connie Mack and Trudy Franks

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you through this difficult time.

  5. Ronnie and Marcia Ray

    We are sorry for the loss that your family has suffered. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Paul Gore Jr and Brenda Cox Gore

    Our prayers are with you and the family. We are so sorry for your loss.

  7. Lorie Bryant

    So sorry for your loss. All employees here at Country Cupboard will truely miss Michael as he always had a smile on his face. Please accept our condolences and prayers that your family will be blessed during this time.

  8. Rhonda Adams Christie

    Merle, I am so very sorry to hear this. He is the same age as my daughter and I can’t even begin to imagine what it must be like to lose a part of your heart. My sincerest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  9. Linda Bailey Sorrell

    Merle and family: I cant begin to know the depth of your sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with you all .

  10. David & Jennifer Hawkins

    Our thoughts and racers are with you now and forever.
    David & Jenifer Hawkins

  11. Kirk, Liza , & Houston Elarbee

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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