Norris Doyle Mattox

January 31, 2013

Norris Doyle Mattox, 74, of 1487 Bakers Ferry Road, Elberton, husband of Mildred Dean Mattox, finished his course in faith on Wednesday, January 30, 2013, at Athens Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Mattox was born in Elbert County, January 17, 1939, to the late Jep Jones Mattox, Sr. and Lessie Scarborough Mattox. Norris retired from B&L as truck driver and was a former manager of Dixie Oil Station. He was a member and past deacon of Northside Baptist Church.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Mildred Dean Mattox; daughter and son-in-law, Harriett and Donnie Haston of Elberton; two granddaughters and their husbands, Cindy and Paul Paramore and Christy and Josh Jones, all of Elberton; and three great-grandchildren, Grady Jones, Haley Jones, and Olivia Paramore.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Jep J. Mattox, Jr. and John C. Mattox.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, February 2, in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. David McConnell and the Rev. Paul Paramore officiating. Music will be provided by Diane Moss and Bruce Herring. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park with the Rev. Sonny Peevy officiating. The family is at the home of Donnie & Harriet Haston, 1493 Bakers Ferry Road, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00PM Friday evening.

The family respectfully requests flowers be omitted. Memorials may be made in his honor to Northside Baptist Church Sanctuary Fund, 384 North Oliver Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635.

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Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Norris Doyle Mattox.