Mr. Jake Norris of Tennille, Georgia entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 21, 2019 at Washington County Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Union Hill Baptist Church, Tennille, Georgia. Interment will be in the Church Cemetery.
Mr. Jake Norris was born to the parentage of the late Letha Brinson Norris and Melton Jack Johnson on October 2, 1949 in Washington County. Jake was a member of Faith Apostolic Church where he attended faithfully.
Mr. Norris leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Emma Norris, of Tennille, GA; four daughters: Cynthia Norris, Augusta, GA, Juanita Purvey, Cermoria Miller, and Tameiko Washington all of Tennille, GA; one son: Anthony Norris of Savannah, GA; two stepsons: James (Sylvia) Thompson of Wadley, GA and Kenneth Thompson of Augusta, GA; one daughter he raised as his own, Gwendolyn Miller of Tennille, GA; 5 brothers: Jimmy Norris of Dublin, GA, Larry Norris, Savannah, GA, Tommy Norris of Harrison, GA, Will Johnson of Atlanta, GA and Johnny Bryant, Columbus, GA; two sisters: Lorine Reynolds of Tennille, GA and Beatrice Plummer of Dublin, GA; one aunt, Lois Norris of Wrightsville, GA; one uncle: L.W. Norris of Wrightsville, GA; 15 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, one son-in-law: Joseph Purvey; four brothers-in-law: Solomon (Cora) Morgan of Waynesboro, GA, Sammy Morgan of Louisville, GA, Robert (Felicia) Walden, Jr. of Wadley, GA and Sammy Outley of Louisville, GA; one sister-in-law: Annette Outley of Louisville, GA, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.