John Auvin Norwood , age 93, of Leoma, TN passed away Saturday, October 13, 2012 at NHC Scott Healthcare in Lawrenceburg, TN. He was a native of Lawrence County, TN, and a member of Leoma Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for many years. Mr Norwood was also a retired foreman from Murray Ohio Manufacturing.
His parents were the late Henry Gower and Sula Petty McMasters Norwood. He was also preceded in death by his wife Mary Pauline Jones Norwood; three brothers, Royce, Gillard, and Henry “Guy” Norwood and one sister, Thelma Durrett.
He is survived by
Son – Jimmie Dale Norwood (Margie Violet), Leoma, TN
Brother – Charlie Norwood (Mary Nell), Lawrenceburg, TN
3 Grandchildren – John Norwood (Beth), Hickory, SC
Casey Norwood (Ann), Knoxville, TN
Arlecia Phillips (James), Huntersville, NC
6 Great Grandchildren – Ben, Will, Isabella, Sam, Claire and Ryan Norwood
Several Nieces and Nephews and a host of friends