Dale Norris — pastor of two churches in Georgiana, Mount Pisgah Baptist and Welcome Baptist — died April 29. He was 69.
A resident of Honoraville, he served the two Butler Baptist Association churches simultaneously for years. He began his pastoral ministry at Macedonia Baptist Church, Sylacauga, in 1984.
Over the years, he served as pastor of a number of south Alabama churches including Spring Bank Baptist, Chatom; McKenzie Baptist; Northside Baptist, Troy; Gantt First Baptist, Andalusia; Mount Pisgah Baptist, Andalusia; and Pleasant Home Baptist, Brantley.
Norris is survived by his wife of 46 years, Velecia; daughter, Christy; son, Tony; and two grandsons.