Cordell Grier Norris, 67, formerly of Chattanooga, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at a Riverdale, Georgia hospital.He was a former member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He retired from the United States Army as a Supply Sgt. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Magnolia Norris, Sr.; son, Cordell Norris, Jr.; and daughter, LaRhonda Norris. Survivors include his wife, Lula Mae Norris; sons, Dexter (Discel) Norris of Riverdale, GA and Chad Norris, Sr., of Forest Park, Ga.; daughter, Kimberly Norris of Chester, Va.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three brothers; three sisters; numerous nieces; nephews; cousins; brothers-in-law; sisters-in-law; other relatives and friends. The body will lie-in-state today after Noon at Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Friday, Dec. 28, at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Chaplain Kimberly Norris as the eulogist. Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery.