Jerry Norvell son of the late Lina M. Counts Norvell and Carl J. Norvell was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 12, 1934. He peacefully departed this life at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on November 19, 2020, at the age of 86. Jerry will be deeply missed by his extensive family and friends.
Jerry loved his family and is survived by Grace Norvell, mother of his 4 children Dan Norvell (Lisa), Donna Bowman, Jerome Norvell, Jennifer Norvell (Brian Baker), 6 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Jerry was united in marriage to Debbie Wells on June 20, 2000 and is survived by Debbie, 3 step-children Kimberly Kempen, Jamie Reddick, Christa Parker, 12 step-grandchildren, 2 step-greatgrandchildren, and sister Rita Norvell Dennis (Larry; nephews Ty, Jeremy, Nathan), Boise, Idaho.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Carl and Lina Norvell, sister Norma Norvell, and grandsons Sampson Norvell and Dominic Tozzi.
Jerry enjoyed architecture, history, watching old black and white movies, listening to big band-swing music, and was an avid reader. He loved his dogs Missie, Tammy and Nippy. Jerry was a sweet-a-holic (especially German Chocolate Cake).