Frances Ann Moore Norton, age 79, died peacefully on
November 26, 2012, at the Robin Johnson Hospice House.
A native of Gaston County, North Carolina, she was the
daughter of the late Alton Pryor Moore and Hattie Bell Hodge Pearson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by
her husband John Lee Norton, son Bobby Dean Norton, and brother Mitchem Keith
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law Johnny
and Julie Norton of Gastonia, North Carolina; George Terry 'Butch' and Vanessa
Norton of Belmont, North Carolina; daughter Chung Morris of Gastonia, North
Carolina; brother Fred James Pearson of Gastonia, North Carolina; 14
grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 1,
2012, from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont.
A service to celebrate her life will follow at 11:00 a.m.
at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont Bumgardner Chapel with Rev. Noel Sweezy
A graveside service will be held on Sunday, December 2,
2012, at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Dandridge with Tony Riche officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Robin
Johnson Hospice, c/o Gaston Hospice, PO Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Norton
Local arrangements by Brown Funeral Home, Newport