Norwood Sykes

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 12, 2009

Norwood C. Sykes
FRANKLIN—Norwood Craven Sykes, 78, died June 5, 2009, at East Pavilion.
He was born in Franklin, a son of the late Dora Jones Sykes and Edward B. Sykes Sr.
Norwood was predeceased by a sister, Myrl S. Davidson, and three brothers, Edwards B. Sykes Jr., C.J. Sykes, and Buddy Sykes.
Mr. Sykes was retired as a floral designer with Kilby’s Florists and was the former manager of the “Town House” in Franklin.
He was an Army veteran and a member of High Street United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one sister, Mae Lynn and one brother, Tommy Sykes, both of Franklin; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was conducted Sunday at Poplar Spring Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Black Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 34163 Vicksville Road, Franklin, VA 23851.
Wright Funeral Home assisted the family. Condolences may be sent to
The family would like to thank the staff of East Pavilion East for their excellent care for him.