Dr. Carter B. Norman
MINDEN, LA- Funeral services for Dr. Norman will be held Tuesday September 1, 2009 at 10:30 am at Lakeview Methodist Church in Minden. Officiating will be Rev. Leon Boggs. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Monday August 31, 2009 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Dr. Norman was born July 1, 1922 in Sibley and entered into rest August 29, 2009 in Minden. Dr. Norman graduated from Minden High School class of 1939, Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee in 1949 and practiced optometry in Minden for 45 years. He was in the United States Army Infantry and part of the Occupational Forces in Japan following WWII. He was a charter member of Lakeview Methodist Church, NRA, Civitans, American Legion, American Optometric Association, Optometry Association of Louisiana, an avid golfer, instructor, and mentor to his grandsons.
His brother Van Harris Norman and grandson Jason Matthews Moss, his parents Justin Carter Norman and Lillie Harris Norman preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Sue Norman of Minden, daughter Susan Moss and husband Dr. Eddie Moss of Choudrant, three grandchildren, Dr. Joseph Carter Moss and wife Miranda of Monroe, Justin Norman Moss and wife Sarah of Baton Rouge, Matthew Jordan Moss of Choudrant, three great-grandchildren, Anna Moss, Jay Moss, and Mary-Kate Moss.
Pallbearers will be J. W. Wiley, Scott Walker, Wesley Hamm, Norman Murphy, Joseph Moss, Justin Moss, and Matthew Moss.
Honorary pallbearers will be David Williams, Dr. Tom Alley, Joe Hunter, Dr. Bill Odom, and Ben Hunter.
Memorials may be made to Lakeview United Methodist Church, 301 Lakeshore Drive, Minden, Louisiana 71055. Rose-Neath Funeral Home
Published in Shreveport Times on Aug. 31, 2009.