Wilburn Wallace Norwood
November 23, 1924 – July 5, 2018
Norwood, Wilburn 93, of Knoxville, TN went Home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 5, 2018. He was a longtime member of New Hopewell Baptist Church. Wilburn was a proud US Navy Veteran serving on the USS LST 130 in the Pacific during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion. Wilburn retired from Bell Engineering . He was preceded in death by brothers, Archie and P.W. Norwood; grandson, Matthew Norwood. Wilburn is survived by son; Stephen (Barbara) Norwood; grandson; Michael (Jenny) Norwood; great granddaughter, Rebecca Norwood; sister-in-law, Gail Norwood; niece; Rebecca (Brian) Herring; nephews, Jim and Ron Norwood; great nieces, Abby and Mandy Herring; special friends, Joe Keeble, Nikki McMahan, Jim Tipton, Paulette and Keith Brewer. Family would like to thank the staff of Trinity Hills and Amedysis Hospice for their exceptional care of Wilburn. Family will receive friends Wednesday, July 11th from 9-11am at Berry Highland South on Simpson Road with procession to East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery on East Governor John Sevier Hwy for graveside service at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Ronald McDonald House or Wounded Warrior Project.
- Wounded Warrior Project
- Ronald McDonald House
- Visitation Wednesday, July 11, 2018
- Graveside Service Wednesday, July 11, 2018