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Lola Alice Norwood

July 1, 1922 – April 19, 2013

042313 LolaNorwood obitpicRIDGECREST — Services for Lola Alice Norwood, 90, of Ridgecrest, who died Friday, April 19, 2013, at Promise Hospital in Vidalia at 3:05 p.m. after several extended visits there, will be at 11 a.m. today at Ridgecrest Baptist Church with the Revs. Preston Holder, Mark Norwood and Don Bush officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home in Alexandria, La.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time today at the church.

Mrs. Norwood was born July 1, 1922, in Franklin County, the daughter of Charlie and Molly Mitchell.

She lived in Ridgecrest and was a very active member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. She baked cakes for 27 years and was known as “The Cake Lady”.

Special thanks go out to the doctors and nurses who shared their services and their love.

Mrs. Norwood was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Lottie Munn, Winnie Taylor, Nellie “Ruth” Mitchell Fitt and Jean Mitchell Oliver, and one granddaughter, Aimee Celeste Norwood.

Survivors include her loving husband of 61 years this July 1, L.B. “Dick” Norwood; one dauhgter, Diane Thoman; one son, Mark Norwood and wife, Paula Nixon Norwood, of Longville; four grandsons, Michael Thoman, Chris Norwood, Josh Norwood and Bruce Norwood; one granddaughter, Courtney Norwood; and a number of nieces and nephews.