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Mrs. Zora Mae Norwood, 90, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Monday morning, March 12, 2018 at the local hospital. Zora was born on May 7, 1927 in Rainsville, Alabama, a daughter of the late Isaac H. and Delia Carter Sparks. She was also preceded in death by her husband JT Norwood, son Dennis Lee Norwood, brothers, JW Sparks, Hugh Sparks, Charles Sparks, sisters, Marie Robinson, Irene Wilkey, Flora Culver, Sarah Sampley, daughter-in-law, Cheryl Norwood, granddaughter, April Lynthlin, great grandchild, Cara Lynthlin.
She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, Jimmy Norwood of Dalton, GA, Jerry and Robin Norwood of Chatsworth, Ga; sister, Betty Henderson of Rome, GA; great grandchildren, Shanda Collins of Oregon, Raylee Lynthlin of Chatsworth, GA; great great grandchild, Roman Collins.
Service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Zora Mae Norwood will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. from the Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home with Bret Yeager, Bob Sampley and Danny Goss officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her husband at the Ponders Whitfield Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, at the funeral home, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Condolences may be sent to Zoras family by visiting our website at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements will be announced by locally owned and operated Melrose Chapel of Ponders Funeral Home, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton, Georgia..
Published on March 12, 2018
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