Norris Eugene Booker

Sunrise: September 9, 1942

Sunset: June 19, 2020

Ret. Air Force Sergeant, Norris Eugene Booker, 78 went to his eternal rest on Friday, June 19, 2020.  He was born in Norfolk, Virginia on September 09, 1942 to the late Theodore C. Booker, Sr. and Mary Nottingham Booker.  He was preceded in death by four siblings, Nancy Sawyer, Theodore C. Booker, Jr., Mary (Baby Sis.) Benns, and Leslie L. Booker, Sr.

Norris graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1961, Norfolk, Virginia.  He loved the Lord, and was a loving devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Norris had a passion for jazz music in which he had a collection of jazz albums and CDs.  He was a man of wisdom and knowledge who was known for his gentle kindness to everyone.  He always kept a humble smile, and was there for his nieces and nephews.

Norris enlisted in the U.S. Air Force following school.  He retired honorably from the United States Air Force after 29 years of service, and the United States Postal Service after 20 years of service.

Norris leaves to cherish his memory: his loving daughter, Tanya Katress Cowell; grandchildren; Tyquwilla Cowell, Setdrea Cowell, and Simone Cowell; one great-grandchild Zaiden Griffin all of Norfolk, VA; one sister-in -law, Gladys (Vonnie) Booker (Leslie d.) of Norfolk, VA; 10 nieces, 14 nephews, cousins, and friends.

Viewing Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:00pm - 5:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Monday, June 29, 2020 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran's Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Sandra Fultz says

    To Tonya and family may God give you all comfort and peace in this time of sorrow. I love you all.
    Cousin Sandra Fultz

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    Gloria H. says

    Tonya and Family,
    God bless each and everyone of you. May his peace lead you. Longtime friend,
    Gloria H.

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    Sister-in-Law Vonnie & The Booker Family says

    Tonya Cowell & Family,

    Know that you are in our thoughts and prayer.
    Norris was a wonderful brother in law and uncle, and will be greatly missed.

    Sister-in-Law Vonnie & The Booker Family

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    Theresa Lesawyer Cannady says

    May your Soul rest in peace Uncle Norris, I love you

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