The Transylvania Times -

James Lloyd Norman


February 27, 2017

James Lloyd Norman, 91, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

Born in Sylva, N.C., he was the son of the late Sam and Mell Norman. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Carrie J. Norman, as well as brothers, Robert Norman, Clyde Norman, Allen Norman, Ray Norman and sisters, Virgie Queen, Ruby Norman and Mary Hilda Norman.

He was an United States Army veteran of World War II, serving as a MP in India and the Mariana Islands in the Pacific.

He lived and worked for many years in Jackson and Haywood County before moving to Brevard in 1969. In Brevard, he was the manager of Freeman Gas Company.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Brevard.

Survivors include his sons, Roger Norman and wife, Kathy, of Brevard and Rick Norman and wife, Tracey, of Greensboro; daughters, Kathy Norman, of Black Mountain and Jackie Green and husband, Bobby, of Brevard; six grandchildren, Davey and Darrell Green, Carrie Norman, Andy Norman, Tess and Baxter Norman; seven great-grandchildren, Tyler and Tanner Green, Jackson and Hayes Green, Zeb, Silas and Ellie Norman; sisters-in-law, Ruth Norman, Hattalean Norman and Amy Hoyle; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Jeremy Jackson officiating.

Burial was in Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory with military graveside rites conducted by the Transylvania County Honor Guard.

The family received friends one hour prior to the service.

Online condolences may be left at

Moody-Connolly Funeral Home and Crematory cared for the family.


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