Carl Jeffrey Norris
September 8, 1974  -  December 12, 2018

Carl Jeffrey Norris

West Main Baptist Church
1701 W. Main Street
Artesia, NM  88210
Thursday, December 27, 2018
2:00 p.m.
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Woodbine Cemetery
200 E. Hermosa Drive
Artesia, NM  88210
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Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 27, 2018 at West Main Baptist Church in Artesia, N.M. for Carl Jeffrey Norris of San Antonio, Texas.

Mr. Norris, 44, died December 12, 2018 in Antarctica.

Nolan Fredrick will officiate at the services. Burial will follow the services at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Antonio Trivizo, Gabe Chavez, Greg McIntyre Jr., Dakota Bolen, Tyler Garthwaite, Chase Brown and Norman Shelton.

Carl Jeffrey was born September 8, 1974 in Artesia NM to Carl D. Norris and June Laney Norris. He lived in Artesia and Lake Arthur, graduating from Lake Arthur High School in 1993. He and Karina were married on May 27, 2000. He worked as a fire systems technician in San Antonio and Antarctica. He enjoyed traveling to new places and attending sporting events of his favorite team. He will be missed by all.

He was preceded in death by his father and by his grandparents.

Survivors include his wife Karina Norris of Lake Arthur; daughter Maya Norris of Lake Arthur; mother and step dad Dan and June Boles of Bosque Farms, N.M.; father-in-law and mother-in law Antonio and Maria Trivizo of Roswell; sisters Jennifer Rose and husband Robert of Albuquerque, N.M., and Sandra Garthwaite and husband T.J. of Artesia; brother-in-law Antonio Trivizo and wife Monica of San Antonio; nieces Hayley Hendricks, Alyssa Garthwaite, and Paloma Trivizo; nephews Dakota Bolen, Tyler Garthwaite, Chase Brown and Max Trivizo.


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  1. Glen Saraduke
    Wellington, CO

    RIP my friend from a fellow fire protection professional.

  2. Matthew McDonald
    Fort Worth, TX

    Sorry to hear about your loss my condolences

  3. Mary B Singleton
    San Antonio, TX

    I will NEVER forget my Friends voice...

    MS MARY (loud and boastful) like He had never meet anyone like Me before, a black woman who loved country music.....Laughing and making jokes with me about how I spoke to guys when they got on my last nerve. My significant other, He could NOT stand the 3 stooges together. I was one of the fellas. Lol. Enjoying country music and making Mr Gregg sick listening to Jeff and I singing country. WE were awful singers, Jeff and I together, could not hold a note. Then, the two of them would fight over the radio stations and I would be on Jeffs side about leaving the station on country music. We would be laughing so hard. Just living life and loving it. We 3 together. AWESOME.

    Then we would argue about where to eat. When I paid he yelled "HELL YEAH".


    Last time we spoke, We were laughing so hard, about his nickname. His wife was there laughing with Us, he said, don't call me that in front of her...GOOD MEMORIES....Thanks, WHITE CHOCOLATE (A TRUE FRIEND).

    I love you MAN.

  4. Fernando R. Escarcega
    san antonio, TX

    I knew Jeff for the last 17 years or so, having met him through Antonio, his brother-in-law; and always enjoyed his company and friendly, upbeat manner. I really got to know Jeff playing softball and basketball, and he was a very good athlete. I vividly recall when Jeff capped off the best last inning comeback in a softball league Title game I ever played in back in 2011, by bringing in the winning run with a hard line drive to left field. I remember when Jeff came up to bat thinking to myself "Jeff will bring the run home" - AND HE DID. Condolences to his Family. I will miss him greatly - God Bless Him.

  5. Karyn L Estrada
    Artesia, NM

    I would like to offer my prayers and deepest condolences. This came as a shock to me , as i just found out. You were a great friend, who was always full of laughter. You will be missed Jeff.

  6. Charlotte Ennis
    Lake Arthur, NM

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  7. Molly
    Artesia, NM

    I’m so sorry to hear of your great loss! Karina, June and every one close to Jeffery. I pray that you can have some peace soon! Keep your head and heart in the Lord and he will help you all through! Love all of you!!!

  8. John Rose
    San Antonio, TX

    Jeff we will miss you so much, you were like a son to rose and I. It was such a joy to see you when we did. Only wish we had more time to share.
    Our condolences and prayers to all of
    the family.


    June and Family,
    Know that my thoughts are with you in this difficult time. Please reach out if you need anything. Always, Jeri

  10. Debra Norris-Williams
    sherman, TX

    My heart and prayers are with Jeff's family left behind. God Bless each and everyone of you.

  11. Diana Ortiz Montoya
    Hagerman, NM

    Oh Mrs. Norris I am so sorry and heartbroken for you and your daughter! My families sends their deepest condolences to you all. Wish I could make it to the services so I could give you a great big hug like you have done with me whenever my family has passed away. If you ever need to talk, cry or just anything I'm hear k Lots of love and again so sorry for your loss. From me and my Montoya family

  12. Elease Tolley
    Big Spring, TX

    I regret not coming to see my family & letting life get in the way. My Payers are with Aunt June, Jennifer, Sandy & all the rest of the family. Rest in Peace Jeff!! Tell Uncle Carl & Grandma Helen & Papa Benny hello for me.

  13. NicholeSilva
    Dexter, NM

    My deepest condolences! Sending lotsa love thoughts and prayers!!!

  14. Cassie Costin Kermode
    Goldsboro, NC

    Your sense of humor and witty smile will be missed. Thankful for your friendship. Love to all the family.

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