JEFFERIES, Northam B. "Norm", age 77 of Highpoint, Brooksville passed away Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 at HPH Hospice Care Center in Brooksville. Norm was born in Cleveland, OH. He and his wonderful wife, Betty of 51 years came to this area 15 years ago from Ava, NY. He was a U.S. Army Korean Conflict veteran and worked for the U.S. Government until his retirement. He was very active in DeMolay in Cleveland and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 186 where he was the finance officer for many years. Survivors include his son, Robert E. Jefferies & daughter, Deborah S. Dittl, both of Brooksville; 6 grandchildren, Brandon, Tonya, Erica, Beau, Heather & Tiffany; and 4 great grandchildren, Ethan, Kayla, Danica & Kourtney. A gathering of friends and a memorial service will be from 2:30 - 3:30 pm Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at Merritt Funeral Home, Spring Hill Chapel followed by a service in his honor at the American Legion Post 186 at 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HPH Hospice.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 24, 2014