Mr. William E. "Billy" Norrell, 77, of Gainesville died Sunday, July 22, 2012, at his residence.
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A lifelong resident of Hall County, Mr. Norrell was the son of the late Grover and Ophelia Cross Norrell. He was employed as a truck driver and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Mr. Norrell was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.
Survivors include his ex-wife, Evelyn Norrell, Gainesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Marie and Jerry Mincey, Dahlonega; Michelle and Scott McKechnie, Blairsville; Danita and C.J. McNees, Gainesville; daughter, Danette Adamson, Gainesville; son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Mary Norrell, Gainesville; sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Ben Brock, Gainesville; 15 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.
Mr. Norrell is preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Herbert Bagwell; and great-granddaughter, Tana Marie Romano.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday July 25, 2012, in the Little & Davenport Funeral Home Chapel. Scott McKechnie will officiate. Interment to follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, July 23, 2012, from 6-9 p.m. and Tuesday July 24, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway S.W., Gainesville, GA 30501 is in charge of arrangements.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest
Gainesville, GA 30501
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on July 24, 2012