James “Boots” Norfleet, 90, of Greenville, died Thursday,
May 4, 2017 at his residence. Graveside
services will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Webb Hill Cemetery under the
direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Mr. John Little officiating. Visitation will be Monday, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
at the funeral home.
Mr. Norfleet was born in Hunt County, Texas on March 22,
1927. He was the son of Everett James
Norfleet and Allie Pannell. He married
Martha Ellen Furlong on November 4, 1944 in Rockwall, Texas. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, a Baptist
and a retired postal clerk.
Survivors include his sons, James Norfleet of Greenville and
David Norfleet and wife, Brenda of Greenville; grandchildren, Dee Coyle and
husband, Shawn, Christy Norfleet and husband, Jeff Caperton, Jason Norfleet and
wife, Rebecca and Lori Woodford and husband, Jon; great-grandchildren, Aaron and
Madison Coyle, Ellen and Olive Caperton, Taylor Carroll, Tyler Lowry and
Chelsey Porier; and great-great-grandchild, Ava Carroll. He was preceded in death by his wife;
parents; sister, Lucy Willeford; and brothers, Eugene, Everett Alvie, Dock, J.
L. “Jake” and Frank Norfleet.