Mrs. Sara Fay Norris, 75, of Johnson City, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 18, 2011, at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend.
Fay was a member of The First Church of the Brethren. She was born in Ooltewah on October 24, 1935, and grew up in Harrison.
She was the daughter of the late Robert and Mary Johnson and was also preceded in death by four brothers: Junior, Paul, Donald, and Johnny Johnson; and one sister, Linda Thorton.
Fay is survived by her loving husband, Charles “Pete” Norris, of Johnson City; son, Richard Trivett and wife, Christy, of McDonald, GA; daughter, Judy Miller and husband, Bill, of Rising Fawn, GA; step daughter, Jane Pearce and husband, Larry, of Surgoinsville; step son, Mike and wife, Karen, of Johnson City; three brothers, James Johnson and Dennis Johnson and wife, Mary, of Ringgold, GA, and Kenneth Johnson and wife, Doris, of Chickamauga, GA; and one sister, Liz Jones and husband, Ben, of Ringgold, GA; 10 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation at Jones Funeral Home in Tunnell Hill, GA, was from 4-9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. The family will also receive friends at Morris-Baker Funeral Home on Friday, September 23, 2011, from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral services will follow at 8:00 p.m. with minister Bo Deaton officiating.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 24, 2011, at Monte Vista Cemetery. A procession will leave the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The First Church of the Brethren, 122 Bart Green Drive, Johnson City, TN 37601.
Arrangements made by Jones Funeral Home, Tunnell Hill, GA and Morris-Baker Funeral Home, Johnson City, TN.
Online condolences may be made at www.morrisbaker.com.