Norman Gary Wedgeworth, 80,
beloved husband of Alberta Cooper Wedgeworth, went home to be with the
Lord, Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Wedgeworth was born
the son of Lemuel Sylvester Wedgeworth and Vermell Jenkins Wedgeworth on
February 10, 1939 in Laurel, Mississippi. He was a retired employee
with International Paper Company where he was a member of the Pine Tree
Club and the Quarter Century Club. He enjoyed working on cars, camping,
fishing, and traveling – especially back to his hometown of Laurel, Mississippi.
His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and grandchildren.
You could always find “Wedge” and his friends early every morning at their
little coffee shop (i.e. Newtons) laughing and greeting everyone with smiles.
Gary and Alberta were married
on May 14, 1959 and celebrated 60 years together. Their home was
blessed with: three children, Shirley Louise Cooper, Norman Gary “Buddy”
Wedgeworth, II(Pam) and Stephanie Nicole Wedgeworth(Cody Phillips); eight
grandchildren, Jason Patrick Tindall, Sr.(Gina), Anthony Harrell “Tony”
Cox(Elissa), Kelly Cox Pope(Michael), Harrison Cameron Wedgeworth, Hatteras
Christian Wedgeworth, Arwen Elizabeth Wedgeworth, Austin Cody Phillips,
and Payton Nicole Phillips; eight great-grandchildren, Breanna, Jenna,
Jay, Mattie, Spencer, Mason, Grayson, and Colton “Bug”; and two great-great
grandchildren, Aurora and Aubrey. He is also survived by a sister,
Shirley Ann Tisdale(Ernest) and two sister-in-laws, Mary Jo Wedgeworth
and Geneva Wedgeworth.
He was predeceased by:
his parents; a daughter, Shirley; and three brothers, Bonnie Willard Wedgeworth,
Hilman Wedgeworth and Edward “Dusty” Wedgeworth.
A Home Going Celebration
will be 11AM, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at the Andrews Church of God, 310
N Morgan Ave., Andrews.
A reception honoring Mr.
Wedgeworth will be held immediately after the service in the Church Family
The Committal Service will
follow at 1:30PM in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews
Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Wedgeworth family will
receive family and friends from 6-8PM, Monday evening, January 13, 2020
in the sanctuary of the Andrews Church of God.
McKenzie Funeral Home is
honored to serve the Wedgeworth family.