Dr. Norris Dean Jarmon
Norris Dean Jarmon was born on June 10th, 1957 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to Sam and Rosie Lee Jarmon. He is the youngest of eight Children. Five brothers and two sisters. Norris completed his education at Indiana Street Elementary, Southeast Junior High and Pine Bluff Senior High School.
Norris accepted Christ as his personal savior in May of 1965 at Centennial Missionary Baptist Church in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, under the leadership of Pastor S.B. Scott. He immediately got active in the Children’s Choir, Sunday School and Trail Explorers.
Norris enlisted in the United States Navy in July of 1975. He served 20 years as an Aviation Structural Mechanic Structures. While Serving his country he met and married Jenny Bell on December 30th, 1992. To this union, three children were born. Two sons, Darius and Caleb. One daughter Tahleeya. In July of 1995 he retired from the United States Navy at the rank of Petty Officer First Class.
Norris joined Linda Vista Second Baptist Church in December of 1992 under the leadership of Dr. David C. Greene, where he would serve faithfully on the Usher Board, Men’s Choir, and Sunday School Teacher.
Norris left San Diego, CA in May of 1997 to Perth, Western Australia. He united with Harvest Christian Fellowship, under the leadership of Pastor Mark Hines. In June of 1998, he was called into the ministry, while at Harvest Christian Fellowship. Rev. Norris D. Jarmon served faithfully as a Worship Leader, Office Assistant, Youth Leader, and Mariner Ministry Leader (an outreach program for American sailors to fellowship with while in port).
In May of 2005, he moved from Perth, Australia to San Diego, CA where he would re-unite with Linda Vista Second Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. David C. Greene. It was while he was at Linda Vista Second Baptist this time, that he began his Theological studies. He received his Bachelor’s in Ministry May 2013, Master’s in Ministry February 2015, and his Doctorate in Ministry (D-Min); Pastoral Leadership, February 2018, from Andersonville Bible College and Seminary, in Camille, GA. Since his return to Linda Vista Second Baptist Church in 2005 he has carried many titles. He served as the Youth Leader, Youth Pastor, Assistant to the Pastor and the Assistant Pastor.
Dr. Norris Jarmon has been serving the Lord faithfully for 15 years at Linda Vista Second Baptist Church, where he is currently serving as the Interim Pastor.