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Obituary: Jean J. Norris

Jean Johnson Norris, 70, of Carolina Beach, peacefully passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, in Durham, NC.
Jean was born December 3, 1942 in Meadow, NC, daughter of the late Loomis Wood Johnson and Mary Corene Barefoot Johnson. Her sister, Jackie Tart, preceded her in death.
Jean was a member of the First Baptist Church of Carolina Beach.
Her greatest loves were her family and especially her grandchildren’s visits in the summer. She treasured her daily walk at Carolina Beach on Canal Drive and Carolina Beach Avenue North, being retired at the beach, and sun tanning.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Phillip Norris; daughter, Marcia Norris Southerland (Mark) of Raleigh, NC; three grandchildren, Lindsey, Will, and Lily Southerland; and two brothers, Jerry Johnson (Diane) of Carolina Beach, NC, and L.W. Johnson (Diane) of Meadow, NC.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Carolina Beach, with Dr. Jimmy Brown officiating.
Prior to the service, the family will receive friends at the church from 1:00pm until the service hour.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean’s memory to: First Baptist Church of Carolina Beach, 409 N. Lake Park Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC 28428.
Condolences to the family at
Andrews Market Street Chapel