Nathaniel Togba Norris, Sr.
The David and Norris Families, and all the descendants of James D. Norris, announce with humble hearts and steadfast assurance, the passing of our father, brother, uncle, and husband, Nathaniel Togba Norris, Sr., Into The Care of Our Lord, at 9:30PM CMT on Monday, February 8th, 2016 in his 68th year, at the family home in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, USA.
He is survived by his wife: Massa David-Norris, his daughter: Maitta Natalie Norris-Nelson (married to Joel Nelson), and his son's Nathaniel Togba Norris, Jr. (partnered to Dennis Worthy Moore, Jr.), James "Jimmy" Amadou Norris, and Samuel P. Norris.
His surviving siblings are: Hannah Norris-Copper, Charles Norris, Suzanna Norris, Augustine Norris, Samuel Norris and is further survived by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, close family friends and colleagues in Liberia, the United States, and Kuwait.
His parent, James D. Norris Sr. and Beatrice Norris; siblings, James D. Norris, Jr., Kaiser Norris, Arthur Norris, Robert Norris, Moses Norris, William Norris; cousins: David Norris and Robert Warner, predeceased him.
Funeral Arrangements: BILLMAN-HUNT FUNERAL HOME
2701 Central Avenue NE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55418
Funeral Directors: Robert Hunt Sr., Jeffrey Hunt, Rob Hunt Jr., and Melanie Parrish
Wake Keeping will be held on Friday, March 11, 2016, 7:00PM-10:00PM at River of Life Lutheran Church - North Minneapolis, 2200 Fremont Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:00AM at River of Life Lutheran Church - North Minneapolis, 2200 Fremont Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411.
Nat will be laid to rest at Mound Cemetery of Brooklyn Center, 3515 69th Ave. N., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430.
Repast will be held following the burial at River of Life Lutheran Church.
Hotels in Minneapolis to contact regarding accommodations, Please mention the "Norris Family Funeral Room Block":
Embassy Suites Minneapolis - North
6300 Earle Brown Dr., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430, Ph. 763-560-2700.
Double Tree By Hilton Hotel Minneapolis North, 2200 Freeway Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430, Ph. 763-566-8000 Ext. 4.
Hyatt Regency - Downtown Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403, Ph. 612-370-1234.
Best Western Plus Minneapolis-Northwest, 2050 Freeway Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN 55430, Ph. 763-566-7500.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Brooklyn Center MN, 2550 Freeway Blvd.Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. Ph. 763-561-0900.
Rental Cars can be obtained on Level 2 of the Baggage Claim area at MSP (Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport) and/or at the following locations in Brooklyn Center:
Hertz Rental Car, 6201 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, Ph. 763-535-1622
Enterprise Rental Car, 6223 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, Ph. 763-533-1700
**Hertz & Enterprise will allow drop off of vehicles at MSP upon departure**
Massa David-Norris - 612-201-5015 cell / 612-522-8519 home
Nathaniel Togba Norris, Jr. (Togba) - 818-679-3355 cell
Maitta Norris-Nelson (Mimi) - 612-201-2056 cell
Joel Nelson - 763-614-9308 cell
Deacon Alfred Minor - 763-228-3724 cell