Vernon Edgel Norvell…May 28, 1926 – November 25, 2015

vernon-norvell-pictureWEBFuneral services for Lamar, Colorado resident, Vernon Novell will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, November, 29, 2015 at the United Methodist Church, 106 South 6th Ave., Lamar, Colorado.  A graveside service will held at 11 a.m.  Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at Memorial Gardens in Colorado Springs.

Vernon Edgel Norvell, 89, passed away on November 25, 2015 at The Legacy in Lamar. He was born on May 28, 1926 in Ventura, CA to Marvin “Doc” and Anna (Brennan) Norvell. Vernon was married to Mary Alice Trumbo on July 28, 1945.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary; and son, Danny.

He is survived by his five children, Nancy Welch of Madison WI, Lawny Dean Norvell of Colorado Springs, CO, Rod (Cecilia) Norvell of Peyton, CO, Sue (Bud) Tipton of Calhan, CO, and Charlie Norvell of Lamar, CO; 14 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and his loving companion, Miriam Crocker.

Vernon was a loving husband, a friend to many, a great story teller and will be remembered for his positive attitude and kindness to others.

Vernon’s family would like to thank the staff and doctors at Lamar Area Hospice, Powers Medical Center and The Legacy for their kindness and compassion.

It has been requested that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Lamar Area Hospice in care of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 950 , Lamar, CO 81052.

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