Dec. 26, 1944 – Dec. 20, 2020
A graveside service for Norman Ray Tarver, 75, of Tallulah, was held at 10 a.m. Wed., Dec. 23, 2020, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah with Bro. Jeff Eagles officiating under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home. Visitation began at 9 a.m. Wed., Dec. 23, 2020, at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah.
Norman, a retired supervisor at Ergon, was born on Dec. 26, 1944, in Mangham, La., to the union of Avis and Bunion Tarver. He passed from this life Sun., Dec. 20, 2020, at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Miss. He is preceded in death by his parents, Avis and Bunion Tarver; and his brothers, Robert Tarver and Jack Tarver.
Norman was a loving brother and uncle. He was a kindhearted man who would do anything for anyone. He cherished the time he spent with his sibling, nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was a hard worker and took pride in all that he did. Norman was fun to be around and always kept everyone laughing with his dry sense of humor. Norman spent most of his days working in the shop, visiting with his siblings, or bee keeping with Todd. He was an avid outdoorsman and a great cook.
He is survived by his sons, Kevin and Greg Tarver; his sisters, Jean Stuart (Buddy) of Translyvania, La., Mary Westmoreland (Ludia) of Tallulah and Barbara Mathews of Natchitoches, La.; brother, Carl Tarver (Tonya) of Tallulah and a host of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews. He will be missed dearly by all.
Pallbearers were Todd Westmoreland, Michael Stuart, Chad Hargrave, Bide Brown, Patrick Glass, Max Hargrave and Max Darnell. Honorary pallbearer was Scott Wallace.
The family received friends for visitation at 9 a.m. Wed., Dec. 23, 2020, at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home in Tallulah. The burial followed at 10 a.m. at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tallulah for family only.