October 22, 2021

Mr. Charles Norwood

Mr. Charles Lee Norwood, age 75, of Centralhatchee passed away April 29, 2019.

Funeral services for Mr. Norwood will be conducted Thursday May 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home with the Rev. Mark Williams officiating.

Interment will follow in Centralhatchee First Baptist Church Cemetery with full masonic rites.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home Thursday afternoon from 12:00 – 2:00 PM prior to the service.

Mr. Norwood was born March 30, 1944 in Heard County to the late Luther Jefferson Norwood and Lillian Barrentine Norwood. He was a member of Centralhatchee First Baptist Church.

He was retired from the Ford Motor Company, where he worked many years at the Hapeville Assembly Plant.

He was an active member of Centralhatchee Lodge #403 F.&A.M. for more than 11 years, where he served in several offices, including that of Worshipful Master.

He was elected Heard County Commissioner for District #2 in 1996. During his tenure he served briefly as Heard County Commission Chair after the Chairman at the time resigned. He was a trusted leader of the community.

Sports were his greatest passion. He loved to watch the Atlanta Braves on TV, as well as many other sports, among them football and basketball. He got the most fulfillment from coaching teams at the Heard County Recreation Department. He had an impact on the lives of many young people through the years.

He was also a big fan of all of his nieces and nephews, and rarely missed any ballgame they were playing in.

In his spare time he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He attended many fishing tournaments throughout Georgia and the Southeast.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Norwood of Centralhatchee; two sisters, Libby Cook (Ellis) of Newnan and Yvonne Norwood of Newnan; two brothers, Thomas Norwood (Diane) of Austell and Paul Norwood (Kathy) of Franklin; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Charles Lee Norwood, Jr., a sister, Khadra Norwood Kyttle, and two brothers, Donald Norwood and James Norwood.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at www.stuttsfuneralhome.com.

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, GA in charge of arrangements.


  1. Charles will be. Missed by all. He played bingo at american legion …He was an all around good man ..He cpuld be funny at times and serious at others…He was special to many …

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