Mr. Darrell Manford Norell, Sr., of DeFuniak Springs, formally of Geneva, Illinois passed away on March 1, 2013 at Covent Hospice, West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida.
Darrell was born April 26, 1938 in Geneva, Illinois to Manford and Clara Norell. Darrell served in the Air Force from 1955-1975. He proudly served his country with four tours in Vietnam. Darrell and Raye were married on May 15, 1993 in Minneola, Florida. They moved to DeFuniak Springs on 2004. Darrell was active in the VFW Post 4437 in DeFuniak Springs.
Darrell is survived by his wife Raye Norell, his son Darrell M. Norell, Jr. and wife Mickey, and two step-children, Kelley Portier and husband Rodolphe of Los Angeles, California and Casey Lund of Nashville, Tennessee, one brother Don Norell and wife Rose of Apache Junction, Arizona. He was also survived by five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 5:00 PM, Friday, March 8, 2013 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel; 230 Park Avenue; DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435 with Joshua Simmons officiating.
Floral arrangements are being accepted or donations may be made to the VFW Post 4437 25 South 25th Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435.