Sylvia Norris

GASTONIA - Sylvia Ann Norris, 45, of X-Ray Drive, passed away Nov. 20, 2012, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

A native of Gaston County, she was the daughter of the late Mitchell Talley and Ethel Barker Norris.

She is survived by her sons, David H. Messer of High Shoals and Ralph Lee Guffey Jr. of Gastonia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her aunt, Marie Henderson and uncle, Reno Barker.

A graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m. at Gaston Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service at Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia.

Memorials may be made to Peak Resources, 2780 X-Ray Drive, Gastonia, NC 28054

Condolences may be made online at

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Norris family.

Funeral Home

Carothers Funeral Home
312 West 2nd Ave Gastonia, NC 280524093
(704) 867-6337

Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 22, 2012