Class  of  1955

Mervyn  Norwood, Sr.

Memorial  Service and  Obituary

 

 

 

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MEMORIAL  SERVICE

Mervyn’s Memorial Service is being planned for  11AM,  Sat. Nov.19, 2011  at
Auburn Celebration Church
1039 – 22 ND. Street   N.E.
Auburn, Washington  98002 

We have chosen this date in order to accommodate friends and family in
making travel plans.

Martha Norwood  & family
 

 


OBITUARY


Paris, Tennessee native Mervyn Norwood, Sr., 76 of Auburn, Washington went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 21st, after a long battle with prostrate cancer.

Born August 12, 1935, Mervyn was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Sarah Elizabeth Norwood, and Brothers: Lowell, Ted, Wallace and Tommy. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Martha Hurt and four children; Merve Norwood, Jr. of Knoxville, Tennessee, Melody Worthen (and Wayne) of Renton, Washington, Melissa Norwood of Renton Washington and Mary Maulding (and Phillip) of Lynnwood, Washington. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Mervyn attended Grove High School in the class of 1954 where he was Captain of the football team. Upon leaving school he served two years in the army in El Paso, Texas and later worked for E. I. Dupont in New Johnsonville, Tennessee.

In 1966 Mervyn entered the ministry and Pastored churches in Mansfield and Paris, Tennessee; Odell, Oregan and several churches in Washington State. In 1997 his focus in Ministry turned to serving a number of churches as interim pastor.

Mervyn was such a special man to so many. His legacy is large and his life touched so many in such a profound way - his kindness, his support, his affirmation, his encouragement and his words of wisdom.

Memorial Service is planned for Saturday, November 19th at Auburn Celebration Church in Auburn, Washington, with burial at Tahoma Military Cemetery.

 

 

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Memorial service and obituary  information  provided by  Martha  Norwood  and  Family

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