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Raymond Eureka Norwood (1921-2003)
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Born: 24 Mar 1921 Jackson, Madison County Tennessee. 1 2
Married: (1) Opal Loretta Cable (1924-1983) the daughter of Harry Cable (--) and Annie Mattox (--) on 23 Jan 1946 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. 5
Married: (2) Marjorie Louise Stone (1922-1998) in Aug 1986 .
Died: 31 Jan 2003 Obion County Tennessee. 3
Buried: Oak Grove Cemetery Carroll County Tennessee. 4
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William Wesley Norwood
9 May 1869-9 Nov 1921
Robert Edgar Norwood
15 Jan 1892-27 Jun 1974
Married: 26 Jan 1891
Jennette Florence Boyd
30 Jan 1875-28 Jun 1938
Raymond Eureka Norwood
24 Mar 1921-31 Jan 2003
Married: 6 Feb 1911
World War II Robert Franklin Bond
19 Jan 1857-Oct 1906
Pearl Gertrude Bond
30 Mar 1891-12 Jan 1969
Married: 27 Aug 1880
Sarah Elizabeth Blakeney
27 Jun 1864-22 Apr 1946

Spouse and Children

      Opal Loretta Cable

       Marjorie Louise Stone

Brothers and Sisters

Raymond fought during World War II. He served with the 106th Medical Battalion in New Guinea and the Philippines.

Raymond Eureka Norwood 1921-2003

SOUTH FULTON: Mr. Raymond Eureka Norwood, 81, formerly of Huntingdon, died on Friday, January 31 at the Union City Manor and Rehab. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, February 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dilday Funer al Home Chapel with Brother Mitchell Rayburn officiating. Interment followed at Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr. Norwood was born on March 24, 1921 in Carroll County to the late Robert E. and Pearl Bond Norwood. He was a self-employed carpenter and an army veteran. His first wife, Opal Cable Norwood and his second wife, Louise Wolverton Norwood, one daughter, Carolyn Ann Norwood, two brothers, Paul Norwood and Norman Norwood and two sisters, Opal Jordan and Letha Norwood all preceded him in death. Survivors include one daughter, Kathy Norwood Yates and one son, Ray Linwood Norwood, both of Union City; two brothers, Ralph Norwood and Wade Norwood, and one sister, Claudine Heath; four grandchildren and one great-grand child.1 4


  1. RE Norwood Military Service Record, WD AGO FORM 53-55
  2. Ancestry.com. U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
  3. Shelby County Tennessee Register of Deedshttp://register.shelby.tn.us/index.php
  4. McKenzie Banner - (Nov/1/2003)
  5. Ancestry.com. Virginia, Marriage Records, 1936-2014

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