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Roger Wendell Norwood

Mr. Roger Wendell Norwood of Virgie Cole Road, South Boston died Sept. 21 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 60.

Mr. Norwood was born in Halifax County on March 20, 1949, and was the son of the late Mr. James Henry Norwood and Mrs. Mary Louise Chappell Norwood. He was married to Mrs. Keisha Richardson Norwood and was a member of Jeters Chapel Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Raven Walton, Roger Norwood Jr., Maria Walton and Rokee Richardson; two stepsons, Kwame Richardson and Naisha Richardson; eight grandchildren; two brothers, Mr. Sherman Norwood of Mt. Vernon, NY and Mr. Mason Norwood of Yonkers, NY; six sisters, Mrs. Clevie Givens of New York, NY, Mrs. Pauline Norwood and Mrs. Faustine Crutchfield, both of Mt. Vernon, Ms. Naydene Norwood, Ms. Phyllis Norwood and Mrs. Olivia Holmes, all of Yonkers; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Jean Richardson;  one brother-in-law, Mr. Charlie Roberts; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Lucy Norwood and Mrs. Carrie Norwood; and a host of other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Mr. Norwood was preceded in death by two brothers, Mr. Henry Norwood and Mr. Arthur Norwood; and one sister, Mrs. Luella Roberts.

Funeral services will be held Sept. 26 at 11 a.m. at Jeters Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Samuel Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the home of Ms. Martha Norwood, 2177 Virgie Cole Road, South Boston.

Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston.