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Norma Jean Orvin

August 18, 1940 — April 21, 2016

Norma Jean Orvin

Miles – Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory announces the funeral services for Norma Jean Orvin, age 75, who passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Appling Healthcare Systems. She was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County, a retired substitute teacher with the Appling County School System and a member of Red Oak Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Orvin; parents, Reverend Doris Black and Myrtice Crosby Black and Bonnie Black; two sisters, Evelyn Turner and Judy Lynch.

Surviving is her husband, Bobby Surrency of Baxley; two daughters, Lanita and Greg Hand of Alma and Joella and Alan Stalvey of Baxley; two sons, Wade and Sherry Orvin and Roger and Karen Orvin both of Baxley; eight grandchildren, Callie Hand, Carrie Hand, Carlie Hand, Ashley Stalvey, Amanda Stalvey, Enga Bedgood, Ashley Reliford and T.J. Holton; one great grandchild, Ethan Orvin; four sisters, Brenda Nail, Betty and Curtis Taylor, Elaine and Greg Edwards and Ellen Black all of Baxley; three brothers, Eddie and Elwanda Black of Orange Park, FL, David and Sue Black of Baxley and Dewayne and Marcia Black of Oklahoma; numerous nieces, nephews and other family also survive.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 3 p.m. from the Red Oak Baptist Church with the Reverends Rick Brown, Denny Waters and Daniel Harris officiating.

A eulogy will be given by her son-in-law Alan Stalvey.

Mrs. Orvin will lie-in-state one hour prior to services on Sunday.

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Active Pallbearers will be Greg Edwards, Jarrett Williams, Mitch Williams, Steve Smith, Lamar Deen and Rodney Williams.

Honorary Pallbearers will be all friends in attendance.

Family and friends may sign the on-line registry at

Miles – Nobles Funeral Home and Crematory will be in charge of the arrangements for Norma Jean Orvin.


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Saturday, April 23, 2016

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church.

10 Mile Rd, Baxley, GA

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