James Hobart "Bubba"


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James Hobart "Bubba" Norvell

Nov 07 1939 - Oct 29 2007

James Norvell of Fairview, TX died suddenly Monday morning, October 29, 2007, at the age of 67 years. He was born November 7, 1939, in Lodi, California and raised both in McKinney and Whitewright. He graduated from Whitewright High School in 1958, then served his country in the U.S. Navy as an electrician aboard the U.S.S. Keppler, DDE 765 from then until 1962. He married Lynette (Dockery) Norvell his wife of 49 years on September 13, 1958 in Durant, Oklahoma. They lived in Leonard for sixteen years where he was a member and Master Mason of the Grove Hill Lodge #373. He also helped establish and served as president of the Leonard Jaycee organization. He and Lynette moved to Allen in 1979 where he worked as an electrician. He acquired his Masters Electrician License and he and his wife owned and operated Mega Electric Co. Inc. in Allen until his retirement in 2001. He was a member of the First Christian Church in McKinney. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie L. Anderson and his sister Gwen Wade. He is survived by his wife Lynette of Fairview and their daughter Sherri Davis of Dallas and Cozumel, Mexico, two nieces, two nephews, one aunt, one uncle and a number of cousins. Services will be held Friday, November 2, at 10:00am at the Earnheart Funeral Chapel in Whitewright. Officiating the service will be Dr. Frank E. Mace and Mr. Charles Wrenn. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Whitewright. A visitation will be held Thursday, November 1, from 6 to 8pm at the Funeral Chapel.
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