Martha Elizabeth Norvell Tidwell, age79, of Lyles, TN, passed away March 23, 2021 at NHC of Dickson.

She was a Beloved Mother and Nannie and a Certified Nursing Technician.

Martha was born March 11, 1942 in Nashville, TN, to the late Thomas Oliver Willard and Daisy Mae (Graham) Norvell.

She is survived by her children, Cathy Arleen Lee, Rosetta Mae (Don) Richards, Sharon Virginia Maghami, Carlton Douglas Tidwell; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her grandparents, Dudley and Sally Lou Francis Graham, and David LeRoy and Sarah Elizabeth Norvell; brothers, Thomas Carter Norvell, James Allen Norvell, Williard Oliver Norvell, David LeRoy Norvell, and Ivan Louis Norvell; and sister, Mary Virginia Simpson.

A visitation with the family will be at Dickson Funeral Home, Saturday, April 3, from 2 until 4 p.m.

Arrangements by Dickson Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Online condolences may be left at

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