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Jacqueline P. Norris


Sunrise: April 15, 1958

Sunset: June 29, 2020

Jacqueline P. “Jackie” Norris was called home June 29, 2020 at her home in Chesapeake,Va.. While her passing was a shock to her family and friends, the Lord’s plan was already set. Jackie was born April 15,1958 in New York, NY to the late Johnny Williams and Madie Williams Oxendine.

Raised in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and Charlotte Court House, Virginia. Jackie attended the North Carolina and Virginia public school systems. She continued her education at Hampton University where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 1980, later her Masters in Business Administration from Strayer University.

Throughout her life, Jackie worked at various jobs, from teaching positions in and around the Tidewater area to her most recent position as an, insurance sales agent,, which she loved. No matter the career path, she felt at her best when she was helping others. If you give her a problem it wasn’t long before she had a solution that started with the phrase, “Ok, so check it out…”.

She was a social butterfly who loved to meet new people and even play matchmaker at times. Throughout her childhood to present day there was not a person she considered a stranger. Her best friend, though, was her soul mate, Richard, who she met at The Broadway club in Norfolk, Virginia in 1979. Two years after meeting, they welcomed their son, Justin in October of 1981. They wed in a small ceremony the following May. Their daughter, Ashley was born July of 1985. Jackie was a devoted mother and wife. She loved taking her children on adventures, taking them to concerts, creating teaching moments in everything from cleaning fish to staring at the stars. Once her children left the nest, she and Richard enjoyed spending time together, going on lunch and dinner dates, or attending other activities with family and friends. They also rededicated their lives
to Christ by becoming members of Bethany Baptist Church and strived to grow their relationship with the Lord.

Jackie was so many things to so many people, as evidenced by the love and support of those who were shocked and saddened to learn of her unexpected passing. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, cousin, friend and to her favorite little ones she was affectionately known as Noni. Her co-workers and friends lovingly called her “Mrs. Jackie”. She loved to engage in conversations on the phone and would be sure to call her loved ones regularly just to check in with them. She was a blessing to those who had the joy of getting to know her throughout her life’s journey.

She leaves behind to mourn her passing Richard, a loving husband of 38 years, son, Justin (Tamira) Norris, daughter, Ashley (James) Strother Jr. Grandchildren, Alexander Norris, Jaelle, and Jalen Strother. Siblings, Kenneth(Catherine) Williams of Rocky Mount, NC, Kathleen Lane of Tyler, TX, Glynis Roebuck of Jacksonville, FL. Sister-in-law, Arlene (Robert) Bailey of Philadelphia, PA, Brother-in-law, Michael (Allyson) Norris of Oahu, HI, 8 nieces, 4 nephews, 3 great nieces, 7 great nephews,
2 great great nieces and a host of family and friends.

Viewing Friday, July 10, 2020 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, July 11, 2020 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    BONNIE BRADLEY says

    Jackie was a wonderful woman. She had a kind heart and a beautiful smile. She was a joy to work with at HSBC. My condolences to you and your family. She will be missed

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      Richard W Norris says

      Thank you
      The Norris Family.

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    Dean Norris says

    Cousin Jackie I just would like for you to know that you treated me great and you will be missed love you

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    Henry Horne says

    Rich,

    We are thinking of you during this difficult time. May God comfort you and your family.

    Henry Horne & Family
    Raleigh NC

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    Ernestine Schultz Diaz says

    Richard and family
    My deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and family
    May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort in your time of grief

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    Gwen Lawton says

    I had the privilege of meeting Ms. Jackie when she recently joined Sutherland Global Services. She was an absolute joy to work with and is truly missed. My sincere condolences to all of her family, I will be praying for you all during this time.

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    Taylor Kilgore says

    I’m a Sales Planner for TruStage/Consumer Sales Department and worked closely with Jacqueline and her team at Sutherland Global. I never had the chance to meet her in person, but I’ve always recognized her in my call listening. Jacqueline was very positive in her calls and always seemed to be able to relate to the consumers, whether it be sharing a laugh together or empathizing with them during difficult or uncertain times. She was always eager to share her experiences and point of view to help each customer choose their best options for insurance.

    The entire TruStage/Consumer Sales team will always remember Jacqueline and holds her family close in our thoughts.

    With heartfelt sympathy,

    Cody Rindels and the TruStage/Consumer Sales Team

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    Millicent D Parker "Peaches" says

    My dear cousin Jackie. You have always been a joy to be around. I will never forget our New York trip a couple of years ago when we celebrated the year you, Dee Dee and myself were all turning 60, as well as of occassions and talks we’ve had. You will be missed. Love you always!

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    Felicia L. Cox says

    Mrs. Jack as I affectionately called her was my close friend more so like my family. To know her was to love her. Always loving, always caring and.always had a plan lol. I’m going to miss my sweet friend. My condolences to you Mr. Richard, Ashley, Justin and her grandbabies. She always talked about her family, her pride and joy. R.I.P. Mrs. Jack 💔

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    Thelma Walker says

    Thank you God for sharing Jackie Norris with me and my family.Always Kind, Lovely, Sharing and Caring. And for our wonderful trips together.Most important being the person God asked her to .be, Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother.Rest in Heaven.

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    EARNEST james WHITE says

    you have condolence, you truly loved her and showed in everything you did. be strong , my brother ej white

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