Robert Benjamin 'Ben' Norwood
The family of Robert Benjamin "Ben" Norwood, 69, of Decatur, will receive friends today, July 2, 2014, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home. Interment will be at a later date in Pensacola, FL, where he grew up.
Mr. Norwood, who died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born July 17, 1944, in La Follette, TN, to Ollie Severe Norwood and Inez Scruggs Norwood. He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Norwood Jr. and Paul Norwood.
He is survived by two sisters, Shirley Norwood Price of Decatur and Sherron Dianne Norwood Mangrum of Rome, GA; two granddaughters, Lerien Parrish and Lauren Norwood; and two great-grandchildren, Leonia Parrish and Tristan Parrish.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama, 1700 4th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233, or
Guestbook available at www.sheltonfuneralhome.net.
Shelton Funeral Home
2105 Beltline Rd Sw Decatur, AL 35601
Published in the Decatur Daily on July 2, 2014