TIFTON — Velverlene Norris, 74, of Tifton died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at New Life House Of Praise with burial to follow at Oakridge Cemetery. A repast will conclude at the Leroy Rogers Center. She is survived by her children, Shelia Omauzo and Angela Smith; sisters and brothers, Vera Norris, Emma Brown, Shirley Dorsey, Virginia Whitehead, Christine Wallace, Naomi Whitehead, Patricia Griggs, Jacqueline Johnson, Robert Norris, Morris Norris, Willie Norris, Curtis Norris and Jimmy Norris. You may sign the guest book at www.southviewmortuary.com. Professional care and services are entrusted to Southview Mortuary Inc.