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Edna Hood Norris

December 23, 1922 - December 6, 2020

Edna Hood Norris, 97, of Hendersonville passed away at home on Sunday, December 6, 2020.

A native of New Brockton, AL, she was the daughter of the late George Hood and Frances Byrd Hood Smith. Edna was raised in Miami, FL and then moved to Hendersonville in 1983.

Edna worked as a manager in the banking industry. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, the Belfry Players, the alter guild, choir and the Hendersonville chorale. She also volunteered at the St. James reception desk.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Frederick N. Norris; a daughter, Ann Reese; and a sister, Kathryn Dupre.

Edna is survived by her daughter, Jane Rinkavage and her husband, Neil, of Sebastian, FL; a grandson, Gary Rinkavage; a granddaughter, Sherry Rinkavage; a great granddaughter, Tera Ann Anzalone; and several great nieces and nephews.

A private memorial service will be held to celebrate Edna’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. James Episcopal Church or to Four Seasons Hospice.

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