Funeral services for Sylvester “Peanut” Norris, 91, of Williston, SC, will be held at two o’clock p.m., Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston; burial will be in the Williston Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be sent in Peanut’s memory to the Williston Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 367, Williston, SC 29853. Peanut passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2019.
Born in Abingdon, VA, he was a son of the late Cisero Norris and Nannie Rush Norris and was married to the late Louise Frederick Norris. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. He previously worked at Schumpert Lumber Company, Chill Chest Manufacturing Company, Maytag, Revco and Ducane Heating and Air. Peanut farmed for many years; after retirement, he owned and operated Norris Greenhouse and Nursery. Peanut enjoyed spending his spare time fishing.
Survivors include his son Scotty Sylvester Norris of Williston; step-daughter Sheila Collins of Kingsport, TN; sisters Nancy (Gilmer) Harless, Mary (Gary) Welch; brothers J.D. Norris, Grover Norris all of Abingdon, VA; granddaughter Jessica Floyd, best friends Charles (Frances) Bodiford and a number of nieces and nephews. ‘
The family would like to extend a warm thank you to Perry and Diane Lewis for their love, care and support.