Services for Alex "Gator" Norris Sr. were held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at 1 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.

The Rev. Chris Vowell officiated. Burial followed in Salem Cemetery in Attala County. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Norris, 64, of Philadelphia, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012.

He was a native of Madden and reared in Kilmichael where he graduated from Big Black High School. He was also a graduate of Holmes Junior College. Mr. Norris was employed by Yates Construction Company.

Survivors include his daughters, Alexia Diane Yoo of Havre de Grace, Md. and Carla Renee Norris of Philadelphia; son, Alex "Bubba" Norris, Jr. of Philadelphia; and brother, Rickey Lane Norris of Jackson.

Mr. Norris was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Nadine Turnage Norris; and sister, Wanda Jo Dalton.