Martha B. Norwood, 81, of Mound Bayou
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Martha B. Norwood, 81, of Mound Bayou died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou with Pastor Earl V. Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Mound Bayou Commons Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

She was born July 2, 1931, in Mound Bayou and worked at the Taborian Hospital in Mound Bayou and at Joy Health and Rehab in Cleveland. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Mound Bayou.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lonnie Hampton; husband Percy Norwood Sr.; son Percy Norwood Jr.; brothers William Hampton Jr. and Jonathan Hampton; and sister, Maggie Bell.

Survivors include sons, Herman Norwood and Jerry Norwood; daughters Emma Norwood and Qullatine Woods, all of Mound Bayou; brother, Jerry Hampton of Mound Bayou; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.