Obituaries - Oct. 6, 2009

Lillian Garley Norris

Lillian Garley Norris, age 94, of Stone Mountain, died on Oct. 4, 2009. Born and raised in Delhi, La., she retired from F.W. Woolworth Co., after 20-plus years of service, and was an avid gardener. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin Norris, and son-in-law, R. Larry Merck.

She is survived by her daughters, Shirley Tyler of Jonesboro, and her husband Bobby; Bonita Merck of Gillsville, Ga.; Beverly White of Covington; sister, Dorothy Bradley of Jackson, Miss.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel. Interment will be at Redan Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6. Arrangements by Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel, (770) 469-9811.