Johnny Cecil Norton

Johnny Cecil Norton

Johnny Cecil Norton
July 29, 1935 – February 23, 2019

KNIGHTDALE – Johnny Cecil Norton, 83, passed away Saturday. He was born in Robeson County to the late Jesse and Bessie Norton. He was self-employed and a proud veteran who served his country in the Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mable Lewis Norton; siblings, J.B. Norton, Latta C. Norton, Claude Norton, Alta Cribb, Margaret Blackburn, Thelma Faircloth, and Geraldine Barnard.

Funeral service, 11am, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside Service, 2pm, Pinewood Cemetery, Greenville.

He is survived by his children, Johnny Norton (Christi) of Chesterfield, VA, Michael Norton (Rhonda) of Zebulon, and Jennifer Norton Garris of Knightdale; brother, Jimmy Norton (Margaret) of Roseboro; grandchildren, Summer Norton, Bradley Norton, Jacob Norton, Rachel Strickland and Olivia Garris.

The family will receive friends, 7 – 9pm, Tuesday, at Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Wake County Sheriff’s Office Detention Division Squad 3 Posted February 25, 2019 5:52 am

    We’re sending our condolences to the Norton Family during the loss of your one. May God bless each and every one with comfort and strength during this time.

  • Tina Kendall Posted February 26, 2019 9:00 am

    Summer, your friends and colleagues at VCU send heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.

  • Sonya Wein Posted February 26, 2019 1:59 pm

    Summer, my heart goes out to you and your family wishing you comfort and peace.

  • Larry & Nell Jernigan Posted March 5, 2019 8:45 am

    Jennifer and family…. so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. A very difficult place to be, but hold on to your faith.

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