Norman Clinton Byrum

Published 4:03 pm Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Norman Clinton Byrum, 89, of Shallotte, died August 9, 2020 at his home.  Born on January 27, 1931 in Perquimans County to the late Norman E. Byrum and Annie Stallings Byrum, he was the husband of Caroline Lee Byrum for almost seventy years. After serving his country honorably in the U.S. Marine Corps, he worked as a maintenance supervisor in the Norfolk Public School System until his retirement. Norman was a member of Providence Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Debbie Sanders (John) of Fla.; sons Herbert “Lee” Byrum (Sandra) of Supply and Terry W. Byrum of Mich.; sisters Ann Stone of Ga. and Artie Byrne, of Calif.; brother Marvin Byrum (Faye) of Ga.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren, with another one on the way. He was predeceased by granddaughter Carley Petre and a brother and sister.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on August 13 at Moyock Memorial Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Charles Stevens. Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers North Carolina, 1305 Navaho Drive Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27609. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to

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