Lula Bell Norwood was born in Granville County, North Carolina in 1932. She was born to the union of Robert Suitt and Silvia Boone. She later married Tom Noell, and to this union was born Tommy, and Larry Noell of Chapel Hill, NC, Gladys Laney (Charles) of Chatham County, and Randy Noell, of Texas.
She had five grandchildren; Chris Noell of Kansas, Phillip and Thomas Laney of Chapel Hill, Uneaka and Casio of Chapel Hill. She had five great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
She leaves to mourn two sisters, Maryalice Ingram (Mae) and Francis Ingram (Peg) both of Chapel Hill, one brother Harvey Suitt (Faye) of Chapel Hill.
She graduated from UNC as a research agent. She then proceeded to work at UNC for thirty years, before retiring. She enjoyed fishing, sewing, cooking, and most of all she loved her children and grandchildren.
She joined Terrell's Creek Baptist Church at a young age. She then joined St. John Holiness Church until 1975 where she then joined Faith Tabernacle where she served until her health failed. She loved her Bishop and her church. She was considered the mother of the church and was always labeled the "QUEEN OF HATS" for her assortments.
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