Rhoda Mae Norris
July 16, 1924 – August 4, 2018
Rhoda Mae Norris, age 94, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at home surrounded by family. She was a member of Friendly Chapel Baptist Church. Rhoda retired from Standard Knitting Mills after 40 plus years. She had a passion for cooking and she was known for her chicken and dumplings. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 61 years, Rev. Frank (Ted) Norris; parents, Henry and Mary Young; her 3 brothers and 3 sisters. Rhoda is survived by her daughter, Doris (Bill) Knight; son, Kenneth (Linda) Norris; brother, Edgar Young; grandchildren, Kim (Jeff), Ginger (Bill), Anthony (Lisa) and Angie (Kevin); great-grandchildren, Erica (Justin), Olivia, Jake, London, Brooklynn, Bryson and Kennedy; and her newest great-great-granddaughter, Everly and many nieces and nephews. Special thanks goes to Caroline, Alicia and Amedisys Hospice for their wonderful care. Family will receive friends Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 5:00p-7:00p at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Hwy, with funeral service to follow at 7:00p with Rev. Jerry Crye and Rev. Buster Gibson officiating. Family will meet at Berry Funeral home at 9:00 am Wednesday, August 8th, with a funeral procession to Mt. Olive Cemetery for a 10:00 am graveside service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Friendly Chapel Baptist Church, 6026 Rudder Rd Knoxville, TN 37920. Online condolences may be offered at www.berryfuneralhome.com
- Visitation Tuesday, August 7, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018
- Graveside Service Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Rhoda Mae Norris
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August 7, 2018
Rhoda was such a blessing to all who knew her . I have so many memories of times with her. Any time you walked in her door she treated you like family and always made you fee welcome. I loved her so much. I will miss her. My love and prayers are with her family.
Vernice, Deanna, & Lawrence West
August 6, 2018
Mom has been sharing all her memories of Rhodie with me today after hearing of the passing of her long time friend. She is saddened and feels a loss as she knows the family will. Our condolences....Deanna
Paul & Nancy Leek
August 5, 2018
Ken and family so very sorry for your loss.
Heaven is getting more beautiful all the time.
Our prayers and thoughts are with you today and the days ahead.