EAST PRAIRIE -- Woodroe W. Norman, 64, died at 11:45 p.m. May 1, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Feb. 11, 1941, in the Dogwood Community near East Prairie, son of the late James Edward and Elsie Marie Burns Norman, he was a retired box contractor and had lived in Immokalee, Fla., for 32 years. For the past few years he and his wife, "the tomato lady," offered a produce stand in Sikeston. He was a member of the Victory Baptist Church in East Prairie.
On July 1, 1961, at East Prairie, he married Willie Bea Moore who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: three sons, Jimmy Duane and Donald Gene Norman of Jacksonville, Fla., and Danny Lee Norman of East Prairie; one daughter, Debbie Dupree of Golden Gate, Fla.; three brothers, George Alfred Norman of Sikeston, Monroe Norman of Murray, Ky., and Mike Norman of East Prairie; four sisters, Claire Mae Humphreys and Sandy Norman of East Prairie, Ruth Miller of LaCenter, Ky., and Margie Scrubbs of Wyatt; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Steve Johnson will officiate.
Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.