Mr. Norman died peacefully following an extended illness on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Born Feb. 13, 1945, in Panama City, Fla., he was the son of the late Cornelius and Kizzie Simmons Norman.
As a distributor for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, he was known locally as the “Newspaper Man.”
Survivors include his wife, Patti Norman of Mt. Airy; son, John Thomas “Tommy” Norman II and spouse Gloria of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; sister, Imogene Sanford of Crawfordville, Fla.; and grandchildren, Lauren Norman and Timothy Norman.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Norman family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
Friday, December 13, 2013