Our deepest sympathies go to Crystal Tewes on the passing of her father, Norris Steven Benoit.

Norris was born on October 13, 1948 in Welsh, LA. He passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018.  He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam War, and then worked in law enforcement for more than 30 years.  Norris loved his country, his city, his family and his friends.  He had a heart of gold;  he was loved and will be missed dearly.

Norris is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Molly Huesers Benoit; daughters, Cindy Benoit Jones and husband Joel and Crystal Benoit Tewes and husband Eric; grandchildren, Keaton Jones, Tucker Jones and Evie Sue Tewes; and several siblings.

The funeral service was held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  A graveside service will be held at 9:45 a.m. on Friday, June 8, at the Houston V.A. Cemetery.

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Crystal Tewes is a Professor of Education at the South Campus.