Willie Jean (Jolley) Norrod
Funeral expert services for Mrs. Willie Jean (Jolley) Norrod, age 88 of Monroe, were done on Saturday, Could 28, 2022 from the chapel of the Corridor Funeral Home of Livingston, with Bro. Chris Coil officiating the services. Burial followed at the Grant Norrod Cemetery.
Mrs. Norrod passed from this lifetime on Sunday early morning, May 22, 2022 at the Overton Co. Well being and Rehab.
Born June 14, 1933 in Barnes Ridge, she was the daughter and the 3rd boy or girl of the late William Corridor and Mary Alice Mullins Jolley.
Jean attended Barnes Ridge College and Livingston Academy. She accomplished her Masters diploma in education at Tennessee Technological University. She taught kindergarten, to start with and second grades at Monroe Elementary and A.H. Roberts Elementary.
She cherished observing the bulb mild up! An avid reader, in particular of community heritage, she beloved volunteering at the Historical Society and talking about what she had learned.
Quilting, crocheting, and tatting were being hobbies she loved and she attended quilting get-togethers at the Monroe Group Heart.
Her yard was a resource for lots of a very good food for her spouse and children, included dishes for many get-togethers, or a spouse and children in want. She had a brief wit, a sharper tongue, an infectious laugh, and rejoiced in an impromptu music session with family members and good friends singing most loved music with an aged guitar or upright piano as accompaniment.
In addition to her mom and dad, Jean is preceded in loss of life by her stepfather, Glen Melton one particular brother, Dolphus “Doc” Jolley and 5 sisters, Juanita Roberts, Ruth Waddey, Barbara Lee, Linda Melton, and Gayle Beaty.
Survivors involve her husband of 70 many years, James Donald Norrod a single daughter, Sheila White three sons, David Norrod, Bryan Norrod, and Rick Norrod and his spouse Gail two granddaughters, Shauna Hargis and Emily (Jeremy) McLearan three great grandsons, Wade Hargis, Myles McLearan, and Maddox McLearan one particular sister, Shirley Garrett four brothers, Joe Melton, Rex Melton, Kendrick Melton, and Roy Hugh Melton and a host of other loved ones and close friends.
Pallbearers had been Robert Jolley, Michael Melton, Joel Garrett, Ryan Meadows, Kenny Melton, Mark Lee, and Johnny Waddey.
The family members requests that in lieu of flowers you should make donations to the Friends of the Libraries children’s system or the Overton County Historic Society.
Exclusive treatment supplied by Hall Funeral Home. (C)