Mr. Billy Gene Norwood

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Billy Gene Norwood, formerly of East Saint Louis, Illinois passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 26, 2023 at his home in Mansfield, Ohio.

Billy was born October 14, 1942, to the late Guysell and JosephineScales Norwood in Memphis, Tennessee. Growing up in East Saint Louis, he was an avid sports fan and played Semi professional baseball with The Saint Louis Saints. Billy affectionately known as (Uncle Billy) leaves to mourn and cherish his memories:Loving and devoted wife of 39 years Johanna Norwood, children: Leslie Baker, Lorriane Anderson, Patrick Baker, Darryl Baker, and Beverly Miles. Bonus Children: Cheryl (Jesse) Solomon, Darrell R. Sr. (Tawanda) Davis, Saundra (Bill) Rose, Samuel Winchester , Kelly Winchester, Jeannine Banks, and one of his last living cousins Frankie Powell, and a Host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends.. In addition to his parents Billy was preceded in death by his two sisters Pearline Jean Staton, Wilma Jean Darnell and son Billy Baker. Memorial Services will be scheduled at a later date.

Condolence Messages

  1. LaVerne & Robert Westerfield

    My heart is heavy for my friend Mr. Billy. He’ll truly be missed. I always say “Tell Mr. Billy I said Hello”…… I’ll say “Hello”. when I see you later. Rest in peace.

  2. Patricia Harris Pride

    My condolences and prayers to the Norwood Family.

  3. Sharon Chatman-Harper

    Johanna I’m so so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear husband, you have my sincerest condolences and I’m here whenever you need me.

  4. Yolanda Allen

    To Johanna and family: my condolences are with you. It is to my sadness that we haven’t spoken recently. I will call soon. Love you!!!

  5. Derotha moore

    My Prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you and keep you in His Care

  6. Dear Johanna, so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. Sending sincere condolences to you and your family

  7. Dwana, Meaghan, Kimora and Cah’Marion

    We’re so very sorry for the loss of your husband
    Mrs.Norwood. Just know that we love you and you’re in our prayers❤️

  8. Romanuel & Alice Diane Bronson and Family

    Johanna, Alice and I offer our sincere condolences to you during this difficult time. May the peace of TMH Elohim comfort you and your Family. Love you. ❤️

  9. Garnetta Pender

    Johanna, we are sending our deepest Condolences to you and your family.
    Praying for your peace during this season.

    Garnetta Pender and Family

  10. John & Renee Bessick

    Johanna our hearts are heavy over the loss of your dear husband. May the Lord take control and guide you through this valley experience of your life. May He give you the comfort and peace that only He can give to his children. We are praying for the entire family

  11. Mary & Wayne McDonald, LaVita & Ricky Crutchfield

    Johanna & family, Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. — Psalm 55:22
    Please know we are here for you. At any hour, we’re just a phone call away. We love you and you’re in our prayers.

  12. Rosalanda Walker and Zonie McCowan

    Johanna, we are sending sincere Condolences, sympathy, and hugs to you and your family.

  13. Rev Robert and Betty Edwards

    Condolences to Mrs Johanna Norwood on the passing of your husband Billy Gene Norwood
    He is safe in the arms of God now

    Gone but never forgotten
    Love ❤️ Rev Robert and Betty Edwards and Eva Davis.

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