OBITUARY

John Thomas Norris

May 26, 1955March 9, 2018
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On March 9, 2018 John T. Norris, 62; loving husband of the late Jacqueline A. “Jackie” Norris; loving father of Anthony Thomas and his wife Shayla and Kena Nicole Norris and her husband Kevin Johnson; beloved son of the late Lawrence and Lillian Cromwell; dear brother of Walter Norris and his wife Barbara and Harry Norris and his wife Dorothy, Lawrence “Larry” Cromwell and the late Gary Cromwell; brother-in-law of Shirley Blackston; cherished grandfather of Sasha Thomas, Kayla Jones, Amari Thomas, Garaie Cephas, Brannon John Thomas and the late Akira Thomas. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road) Timonium, Maryland 21093 on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11am. Interment Dulaney Memorial Gardens.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Larry Blackson
  • Kevin Brown
  • Derrick Hairston
  • Kevin Johnson
  • David Kelly
  • Walter Norris, Jr.
  • Antoine Sterrett
  • Anthony Thomas
  • Michael Wells

Services

  • Celebrational Gathering Sunday, March 18, 2018
  • Celebration Of Life Monday, March 19, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, March 19, 2018
REMEMBERING

John Thomas Norris

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Kena Norris

March 23, 2018

Dad I love and Miss you so much! You've Always been here for and with me and now that your gone I'm so loss. I wish I could have 1 more day! I love you dad! ❤

Kelvin Makell

March 16, 2018

My thoughts and preyers are with you and your family. Stay strong! Lil Kelvin

Gwenda and Kelvin Makell

March 16, 2018

Dear Kena and Anthony. Our hearts ♥️ and prayers are with you and your family. God bless 🙏🏾
Love!
Gwenda and Kelvin

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Biography

John Thomas Norris departed this life on March 9, 2018; loving husband of the late Jacqueline “Jackie” Norris, and beloved son of the late Lillian and Lawrence Cromwell.

John was educated in the Baltimore County School System; he loved to fish and golf. John worked for Baltimore County for many years until his illness prevented him from working. John loved to work in the garden in the spring; you would always find him growing tomatoes plants around the yard.

John was dedicated to his children and grandchildren, he always had a positive word for them and took the time out to spend with them and have private conversation they loved their PopPop they couldn’t do anything wrong in his eyes. He had a special love for his daughter Kena they have been inseparable over the years. He was so proud of Anthony and the man he became. John loved his family he always had a kind word for everyone he would see and meet. John was a loveable guy and could always make you smile.

John leaves to cherish his memory his son Anthony Thomas and his wife Shayla and Kena Nicole Norris and her husband Kevin Johnson; brothers Walter Norris, Harry Norris, Lawrence “Larry” Cromwell and the late Gary Cromwell; Sis. In Laws Shirley Blackston; Barbara Norris, Dorothy Norris, Arlene Cromwell and the late Barbara Hairston; his beloved grandchildren Sasha Thomas, Kayla Jones, Amari Thomas, Garaie Cephas, Brannon John Thomas and the late Akira Thomas. Also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the LEMMON FUNERAL HOME OF DULANEY VALLEY INC., 10 W. Padonia Road (at York Road) Timonium, Maryland 21093 on Sunday, March 18, 2018 from 2pm to 5pm. A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 11am. Interment Dulaney Memorial Gardens.