Natalie Norris

This Book of Condolence has been setup in memory of Natalie Norris who sadly passed away on the 20th December 2018.

Our most sincere thoughts and condolences go out to Natalie's Husband Tony , their boys and family at this difficult time.

No farewell words were spoken, no time to say goodbye, you were gone before we knew it, and only God knows why.

Wife, Mother and friend to so many people.  Caring, Kind, Compassionate & Thoughtful.  A beautiful lady inside and out.

Natalie will be greatly missed by everyone

On behalf of Great Wakering Colts Youth Football club I would like to offer our prayers and thoughts for the family and friends of Natalie.  Such a sudden and unexpected loss.  Natalie's passion for Youth Football was second to none and she will be dearly missed by numerous people in all the vast areas of her life.

Our sincere condolences.

John Galley - Chairman

Rest In Peace Natalie

Jason Cross

When I first heard I just could not believe it.

RIP our dear friend Natalie


She was a beautiful lady inside and out. She will be greatly missed.


That is such sad news.

Didn't know her that long but was such a lovely bubbly lady.
RIP Natalie.
Richard Bayley

Like everyone this news really shocked me


I will take a moment on Christmas Day to think of her and her family I can’t begin to imagine how difficult this must be for them


Paul Salter

This is awful news and the thoughts of all of us here at Essex FA are with Natalie’s family and friends as well as her colleagues on the league and at Concord Rangers FC. Natalie was so helpful to Essex FA in all of her roles, and I will particularly remember her assistance in getting the league ready for online player registrations. She will be greatly missed.

Robert Craven - Essex FA

This is such sad news, Natalie was a lovely lady who always welcomed every one with a smile and always happy to help.  On behalf of Myself, Shane and all involved at Academy Soccer FC I offer our sincere condolences to Natalie’s family and friends.


Michelle Bird - Academy Soccer YFC

Sending our deepest sympathies to her family and to you and all your colleagues in the League.

Susana Delgado-Curtis - Basildon Boys & Girls

Tom/ very sad to hear news regarding Natalie who was such a lovely and helpful person who in the helped me out on numerous ocassions with league issues which was always appreciated . Whilst subject may already have been raised can i put forward as a mark of respect to Natalie that at all youth games in our league a two minute silence is held prior to the start of all games when the league resumes in January .
Dave Lovell, Basildon Town FC

This is absolutely the saddest news I have heard.

Our deepest condolence to Tony and his family from all at Ashingdon 

Brian Brazier 

Such devastating news...... Natalie has been a truly amazing representative to youth football - and a huge support to everyone at Berry Boys YFC .  On behalf of the committee, managers, players and spectators,  I would like to send all our love and thoughts to her family.

Sara Perry 
Berry Boys YFC 

Such sad news to hear, all at Bowers & Pitsea send our condolences to her family and friends. She was a wonderful lady who was always there to help when needed and will be sadly missed. 

Nick Brand
Bowers & Pitsea Youth Secretary

That is dreadful news.
Our thoughts and condolences are with her family and friends at this sad time.

From everyone at East Thurrock Utd

Simon Hoskins
East Thurrock Utd

So sorry to hear if the sad and  tragic news. Natalie was a wonderful and kind person.

If there is anything I can do to help, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,

Lisa Carney
Club Secretary
Ekco Whitecaps YFC

My deepest sympathy, I only spoke to Natalie yesterday.

Dean Roberts

Such sad news.

I will remember Natalie for her helpful nature with registrations and in particular for her humour and kindness at many cup finals, where she was able to relax all the players before the games and make them laugh on the day with her warm and friendly nature.

Please pass on my deepest sympathy to Tony and her Family and my thoughts are with them at this very sad time.

Kind regards Darren, Forest Glade

We are so sad to hear this. Natalie was a lovely lady who was always so helpful.
Please pass on our condolences to her family.
From all at forest glade f.c. 

I can only say that I am stunned, during this holiday season to receive this cruel news.


I realise from the many emails I have seen from many clubs that Natalie was affectionately held in high regard


Hambro Colts sends its deepest condolence to Tony and his family 

To a wonderful lady who will be painfully missed by family and friends, always willing to help anyone with a problem. 

Leigh Ramblers send their condolences  to Tony and the Family.
God Bless
RIP Natalie

Leigh Ramblers Secretary

This is such terrible news.  Natalie was such a wonderful person who certainly gave me a tremendous amount of help over the years.

Both Pam and myself together with everyone connected at Hawkwell Athletic send our deepest condolences Natalie' s family.  May she rest in peace.

Terry Scudder
Junior Secretary
Hawkwell Athletic

I was so sorry to hear the news about Natalie - It is incredibly sad.

As echoed by a lot of people she was such a lovely lady and a real friend in football. It is difficult to know what to say in these circumstances but all our thoughts are with her family at this very difficult time.  Please pass on our sincere condolences to the family.

Ian Ramsay
Leigh Rockets FC
Club Secretary

So dreadfully sorry to hear this terrible news.  Natalie truly was a wonderful and dedicated helpful lady in football.  

Both myself and my wife and the entire football club Leighwood send our condolences and thoughts to the family.  
Ross. - Leighwood United

Only met a few times, but such a lovely lady gone too soon, RIP Natalie, my thoughts are with her family.

Connor Cornell 

Just such horrid news! Natalie was a wonderful, kind, helpful and funny lady, she will be missed by so many people.  

Oh behalf of Rayleigh FC Boys and Girls please pass on our sincere condolences to Natalie's family and friends.

Clare Rankin-Maclean
Secretary  of
Rayleigh F.C. Boys and Girls

This is such sad news indeed. Natalie has been a delightful lady to deal with and has been a credit to the league,  She will be missed by all that knew her.

Please pass on our condolences at this tough time to Natalie's family from all of us at Rochford Town Sports & Social.

Kind regards
Garry Neave-Houghting
Rochford Town Sports Fc

Very sad news for a lady who dedicated so much time and efforts to youth football. 

The thoughts of all at Runwell Sports Youth are with her family at this sad time. 

Kind Regards

Robin Matthew
Runwell Sports Youth Secretary

Please send our sincere condolences to Natalie’s family from everyone at SWFU.  

Such sad news, Natalie was a pleasure to talk to, work with and a great advocate for youth football, she will be missed. 

Kind regards,


Such sad news for a wonderful lady who dedicated so much time and efforts to grassroots football. 

Our thoughts are with her family at this sad time. 

Kind Regards

Southendian Manor YFC Committee, managers, coaches, players and parents 

Such sad, sad news...

Natalie was so well respected and worked so hard for all our clubs. 

We also offer our condolences to Natalie's family and would like to also offer any support we can give at this difficult time.

Everyone at Trinity x

Incredibly sad news. Natalie was always there to help and will be very much missed.

From all at Supreme Youth our sincere condolences and our thoughts are with Natalie's family.

Kind regards
Jake Head
Secretary Supreme Youth 

I just wanted to drop you a quick email to send huge condolences to the league after the passing of Natalie.


Natalie was always a huge help for myself when in role and always greeted us with a smile on her face and supported in any way she could.


A lovely lady.


Sean - Essex FA

I would just reiterate all the comments from others. 

As a new secretary Natalie was so supportive and helpful and a lovely person. 

It puts football into perspective as I cannot begin to imagine what the family are going through. 

Please pass on our thoughts from all at Wickford Town. 

Kind regards
Danny Ireland
Wickford Town

Such sad, awful news 😢

Sending Natalie's family our love from all at Corinthians Fc.

Oh my god Tom, that is such terrible news....what a lovely lady, and what a complete shock. I only knew her through the football but she was a kind soul and always made me smile. 

Thoughts are with her family and you guys at this time. 

Sad regards

Tom this is such sad news.

Please pass on our thoughts and prayers to the family from FC Redwing 



Devastated is an understatement. As a club secretary you helped me. As a league friend oh did we laugh. A light has gone out. Condolences to your family Natalie RIP lovely lady. 

Madeline x

Natalie was a wonderful lady who worked tirelessly for Concord Rangers or for the benefit of anyone who needed her help. She would do it without seeking praise, reward or recognition and always with a smile. Our thoughts will be with Tony and the boys as they try to come to terms with this terrible tragedy. Rest in peace Natalie xx

 Mike and parents of Concord under 11s

Such tragic news. Your smiling face around the table at meetings, your enthusiasm at Cup Finals and your willingness to help others will be sincerely missed. My thoughts go out to Natalie’s family and friends. R.I.P Natalie. 

Rob Collins 

Driving over to Canvey with a mountain of registration forms was always made much more pleasant when welcomed by Natalie. She was truly a passionate woman and a real force of nature. She will leave us all with so many positive memories.

Scott Cameron

Catholic Minors

Always so helpful and nice to speak to,thoughts with the family .

PAUL BENTON Fryerns boys

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this sad time 

Wez u14s beech unitedc

Our deepest sympathy and condolences our thoughts are with all the family 

Heather and Andy. 

It was an honour and pleasure to have known Natalie, a truely wonderful lady.

Rest in Peace Natalie, my thoughts are with Tony and your boys at this time.

Peter x

To my beautiful friend and colleague Natalie.

You will be so sadly missed not only by myself but all who were privileged enough to have known you.  My thoughts go out today to Tony and your two boys.

i will miss so very much the other half of our double act on cup final days when you made so many players and managers laugh and smile.

RIP my dear friend.

jackie Pavitt xxx

One of a kind.

It was a pleasure to have known you and worked with you.

Our thoughts go out to Tony , The Boys , family and friends at this difficult time.


Colin & Carol Henwood

On behalf of everyone at Benfleet Villa FC thanks for just being you , friendly, always smiling , always cheerful ,happy, always ready to help and assist when help or advice was needed.

Thanks for your enthusiasm , support and commitment to Grass Roots football.

Another shining star has been added to the night sky.

Sincere condolences to Tony , The Boys , Family and Friends.

R.I.P Natalie

Colin & Carol Benfleet Villa FC

A fantastic lady with a warm smile and wonderful laugh. Only too willing to help teams and clubs when required.

Will be sorely missed at the cup finals.

Chris Hockett

Such sad news. Natalie was one of the most helpful and caring people working at Grass Roots Football level and always had a kind word and a smile.

Andy Marriott

Leigh Town Youth FC

Leigh Ramblers Under 18's