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Daniel Vance Norris
  • Island Creek Baptist Church
    237 Pasture Branch Road
    Rose Hill, NC 28458
  • Caswell Center
    2415 West Vernon Avenue
    Kinston, NC 28504

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“One of the nicest gentleman I ever known. Praying for the family. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: janet jackson

“Im so sorry for your loss, Dan was a good man. I have many good memories of him. May God bless you and your family. Lesia and Brian Cavenaugh ”
2 of 19 | Posted by: Lesia Cavenaugh - Lenoir, NC

“God has gained another angel. My thoughts and prayers for you all. ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kay Bradshaw

“A good friend and a true gentleman. Dan will be remembered by many. ”
4 of 19 | Posted by: Sonny Sikes - Rose Hill, NC

“Thinking of Kara and family as you suffer the loss, however, celebrating the life of Dan. Memories of such a devoted, Christian man who was looked...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara (Bobbi) Wells Hodge - NC

“Prays of confort and compassion for you and your family. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: dianne McNamara - wallace, NC

“Keith, We are sorry to hear of your father's passing. We have prayed for your family and will continue to do so. Love, Corny and Donna ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Corny and Donna Dansby - NC

“Prayers for peace and understanding to all the family. Mr. Dan was such a gentlemen and always had a kind word. So sorry for your loss... ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Wanda Canady - Wallace, NC

“Always with a smile on his face and a genuine personality did Mr. Dan have when dropping off Jenna Boo to me to take her to school. What a humble,...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Heather Ratliff - Wallace, NC

“Kara,Keith,Nancy,Tim,Bailey,Jenna and Johnny I will miss your Daddy ,my uncle. He also had the sweetest laugh and such a positive outlook on life....Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Wendy Fussell Kelley and family - NC

“Kara, Nancy and Keith and Johnny, please know that we're so sorry about Dan's passing. He will be missed by you and so many others. Surely he is...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Cathy and Sam Blizzard - NC

“Praying for the peace of Jesus to fill your hearts today and every day. May God continue to renew you with strength and hope until you see your...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Debbie Wood - wallace, NC

“Dear Kara, Nancy and Keith, How sorry I am for the loss of your husband and father! One of the most humble men of God I have ever known. I just know...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Sarah W. Fussell - Rose Hill, NC

“Kara (our teacher ) Johnny Norris ( classmate) The classmates of the WRH class of 1967 are so sorry to hear that Mr. Dan has gone to heaven. ...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Stebie Wells Thompson - NC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during your time of sorrow......C.J. And Dotsie CaproniF ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Dotsie Caproni

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Kenneth and Angel Huffman - NC

“Nancy, Bailey, Jenna & Tim, so sorry t o hear about Mr Dan. Keeping you all in my prayers. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Karen - Wallace, NC - friend

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18 of 19 | Posted by: Karen House - Wallace, NC

“I am so very sorry for MRgsithe loss of your all will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come.... I know that God will comfort...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Gail M. Ramsey - wallace, NC

Mr. Daniel Vance Norris age 77 of Teachey, NC, died early Sunday morning, February 15, 2015 from complications of a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 3:00 at Island Creek Baptist Church in Rose Hill, NC conducted by Dr. Ronald Ginn. Burial will follow at Brice's Cemetery in Wallace, NC. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 16 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Padgett Funeral Home in Wallace, NC.
Dan is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kara Ramsey Norris of the home, his son, Daniel Keith Norris of Castle Hayne, NC, his daughter, Nancy Norris Davis and Tim Woodcock of Wallace, NC, three granddaughters, Bailey Katherine Davis of Wallace, NC, Jenna Leigh Davis of Wallace, NC and Kendall Marie Woodcock of Burgaw, NC and his brother, Johnny Lynn Norris of Rose Hill, NC.
Dan was born on December 9, 1937 in Duplin County to the late Daniel Adolphus and Ethelyn Brice Norris.
Dan was a retired pressman from the Wallace Enterprise. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially adored his granddaughters. He enjoyed church activities with his family and friends and also enjoyed teaching Sunday School. He also served as a Deacon of Island Creek Baptist Church. He loved bird hunting and being outdoors.
Casket Bearers will be Tony Bradshaw, Tommy Bradshaw, Luke Bradshaw, Joseph Craig, Kim Hickman and Joseph Craig, Jr. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Jimmy Parker and the Adult Men's Sunday School Class and Deacons of Island Creek Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation in Dan's memory to Island Creek Baptist Church c/o Cristy Jones 237 Pasture Branch Road Rose Hill, NC 28458 or Caswell Center 2415 West Vernon Avenue Kinston, NC 28504.
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A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace.