“In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."
Norris Harrell Glenn was born into time on February 13, 1984. He was the only son born to the union of Freddie Harrell and Beverly Hubbard Glenn in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Norris was raised in a loving family and accepted Christ at a tender age. He attended Kingdom Authority Christian Ministries.
He was a 2002 graduate of Gurdon High School. Where he excelled as a student being voted as the sophomore class favorite. He was a member of the student council, Upward Bound and a member of the Go-Devils basketball team where he sported the #10 jersey. His greatest accomplishment in athletics was being selected for the AAU basketball program.
Norris had a warm smile that would chase the chill from any room. Although he was of few words, he had a big heart. Norris was that cool, laid-back friend who was in tune with the latest trends and fashions of the 21st century. He had a great sense of humor and never met a stranger.
Norris attended UCA and later went on to attend Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. He later attended the Arkadelphia Beauty College.
On April 30, 2006, he married his love Chrystal Crosby. The Lord blessed this union with Izaiya Harrell and completed the family with the addition of Devin “The Dude”, and two beautiful twins Jade and Jada. Norris was a loving husband, great father and true friend.
During all of his twenty-seventh seasons, he made friends across race, gender, and faith. On Saturday, February 11, 2012, in his 27th season of life Norris passed from time into eternity. Norris was welcomed to his eternal home by his father Freddie, who made his transition on December 27, 2007 and his grandparents Flozell (2005) and George Vester (2009), Freddie Lee and Minnie Glenn, and a nephew Cortez Glenn.
Family, as well as friends, will miss his quiet strength, smile and love, but will never forget his spirit and compassion. Although Norris lived what some may call a short life, those who were touched by him understood that the quality of his existence far exceeded the quantity of time many of us spent with him.
He leaves a legacy of love and his memories will be cherished by his wife, Chrystal Crosby Glenn of Gilmer, TX; his children, Izaiya, Devin, Jada, and Jade all of Gilmer, TX; his mother, Beverly Glenn of Gurdon, AR; three sisters, Amber Hubbard of Gurdon, AR, Yolanda Glenn of Gurdon, AR and Dadrian Glenn of Little Rock, AR; his aunts, Tenya Beaty, Bobbie Reed, Angela CaBaong, and Polly Lever; uncles, Doyle Glenn, Paul Gatlin, Ricky Williams, George Hawthorne, Stacy Hawthorne, Tracy Hawthorne, and Gavin Hawthorne; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends.
Norris will lie in state on Friday, February 17th from 2:00-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Friends and family are invited to gather during the family hour from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The last farewell and tributes to his life will be shared on Saturday, February 18th at 1:00 p.m. at Kingdom Authority Christian Ministries where Rev. Quintin Radford is the pastor and will deliver the message.
The committal service and final resting place will be in Rome Cemetery in Burtsell, Arkansas.
But now this is what the LORD says: "Do not weep any longer, for I will reward you," says the LORD. "Your children will come back to you from the distant land of the enemy.