James M. Norman
James McLean Norman, 90, Aiken, S.C., formerly of Corydon, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
Born Jan. 1, 1922, in Waynesboro, Tenn., he was the son of the late Charles Lafayette and Camilla Turman Norman.
He served in the Army Signal Corps during World War II, was involved in the Battle of the Bulge and the D-Day invasion, served as a courier to President Truman at the Potsdam Conference, was a recent participant in the World War II Oral History Project sponsored by the Library of Congress, was a 1949 graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he earned a degree in education ‘ vocational agriculture, taught vocational-ag at North Central High School in Harrison County, where he was an FFA adviser, earned a master’s degree in educational psychology from the University of Louisville in 1960, started the guidance program at Corydon Central High School, where he remained a guidance counselor until his retirement, was a Paul Harris Fellow with Rotary, was a member of Corydon Presbyterian Church for 53 years, where he served as an elder and Sunday school teacher, and served as a member of various educational organizations.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Mogwedell Norman; two daughters, Teresa Hallman of Louisville and Mary Sue Wyatt of Aiken; and four grandchildren.
Graveside service: Saturday, Jan. 28, in Waynesboro, Tenn.
Memorial service: Saturday, March 31, at 2 p.m. at Corydon Presbyterian Church.
Officiant: The Rev. Scott Hill.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Rotary International, One Rotary Center, 1560 Sherman Ave., Evanston, IL 60201 or to the donor’s favorite charity.