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Helen Boone Norwood

Posted By Hall-Wynne On June 5, 2013 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

Helen Boone Norwood, 94, passed away peacefully at Unihealth PAC-Carolina Point in Durham on Wednesday,
June 5, 2013. She was born May 5, 1919 in Chatham County and graduated from Pittsboro High School.

The daughter of the late Fred L. and Ruth Eubanks Boone, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Max; one brother, William “Buck” Boone; three sisters, Emily Glenn, Auburn Harris and Ethel Stroud; one daughter, Barbara Norwood Clark, and son-in-law, Rufus “Buddy” Clark.

She was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church in Chatham County and active in church activities as long as her health permitted. She was employed by Chatham Mills in Pittsboro. She took great pride in her family and was a friend to all who knew her. A great cook and planner of family “get togethers”, she loved gardening, doing things with Max, and her UNC Tar Heels.

Surviving are a sister, Anne Mathes of Tampa, FL; brothers, George Boone of Wichita, KS, Ernest Carmen Boone of Graham; daughters, Ruth Meeks Ralph of Sanford, Maxine Norwood of Durham; granddaughters, Helen Clark of Chapel Hill, Janet Walker Barry of Roxboro; grandson, Jonathan Meeks Erin of Raleigh; great-grandsons, Jeffrey and Will Walker of Roxboro; and many nephews, nieces, family and friends.

The family would like to thank the staff of Unihealth-PAC Carolina Point for the care they gave Helen during her stay there.

The funeral service for Mrs. Norwood will be held at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon, June 10, 2013 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Jones presiding. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 – 7:00 pm Sunday at Hall – Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro.

Online condolences may be left at www.hallwynne.com, select “Obits”.

Memorials may be given to either Mt. Pleasant UMC, 269 Manns Chapel Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements for Mrs. Norwood are under the care of Hall – Wynne Funeral Service and Cremation of Pittsboro.

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Condolences for the family of “Helen Boone Norwood”

Condolence from Dorothy H. King on June 7th, 2013 12:00 am

So sorry for your loss. She was a dear sweet
Woman.

Condolence from Patrice and Tom on June 9th, 2013 12:00 am

A lady of great strength and dignity.

Condolence from Beth Smith Morton on June 10th, 2013 12:00 am

Lyn and Janet, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Miss you both, Love,

Condolence from Ethel Farrell on June 10th, 2013 12:00 am

Maxine,
So sorry to hear about Helen’s passing. Thinking about you and your family during this difficult time.

Condolence from Chuck &Teri Mathews on June 10th, 2013 12:00 am

Memories of holiday family gathering, the smell of home cooking and always a warm hug, will be forever happy thoughts of Helen. She held a special place in our hearts and will be sadly missed.

Condolence from HS & Peggy Williams on June 11th, 2013 12:00 am

Ruthie and Maxine
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Condolence from J. Ashley Sharpe on June 11th, 2013 12:00 am

My heartfelt condolences for your and everyone’s loss. A visit by or to Aunt Helen was always a pleasure- especially when accompanied by her wonderful pecan pie. Or by something fresh from her garden. Of course, being with her was always pleasant as she was truly a ray of sunshine and warmth. She is part of the fond memories I have of visiting NC on my youth. She will be missed.

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