A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2013, at Shelby Cemetery.
Mack McLain and family members will serve as pallbearers.
He was born May 5, 1945 in Grenada to the late Samuel Lamar and Josephine Boschert Norris. Joe Henry was a music teacher in various public schools until he became disabled in 2010. He was formerly an active member of Cherry Street Baptist Church in Shelby, where he served as organist. When he moved to Water Valley he was a faithful member of Water Valley First Baptist Church, he was a member of Larry Hart’s Sunday School Class and he served in the video and sound booth
Joe Henry is survived by his wife, Andrea Norris of Clarksdale; and two brothers, Sammie Norris Jr. of Cleveland and William Craig Norris of Pontotoc.