Martha Francis Norvell

12 December, 194727 December, 2020

Martha Norvell

Memorial services to celebrate the life of Martha Frances Norvell, 73, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday at McPeters Funeral Directors with Brother Warren Jones officiating.

Martha died on December 27, 2020 at Mississippi Care Center in Corinth. She was born in Corinth on December 12, 1947 to the late Troy Bonnard and Margaret Velma Surratt Norvell as their only child. Martha was a girl scout in a troop lead by her mother. She was a 1966 graduate of Corinth High School, a graduate of Memphis State and earned her masters at Union University. After college she lived and worked in Memphis before returning to Corinth to care for her parents. She played the piano for her church Holly Baptist in her beloved community of Wenasoga. She had many cats and turned none away if they wondered up. She had a love of nature and spent many nights looking at the stars.

She is survived by cousins: Sonja Jones of Muscle Shoals, AL and Barbara Erwin of Hawaii and Stephen Bradford of Muscle Shoals, AL. Her friends and caregivers Sam and Sherry Johnson. Her close family friends David, Brooke, Chase & Karley Kenner and Teresa Hussey and Lucas Hodges.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be Monday at 10:00 A.M. until service time at McPeters Funeral Directors.

McPeters Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy for Martha may be shared at


  • Visiation

    Monday, 4 January , 2021

  • Memorial Service

    Monday, 4 January , 2021


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