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. www.stricklandfuneral.com
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.
Summer, your friends and colleagues at VCU send heartfelt condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.
Summer, my heart goes out to you and your family wishing you comfort and peace.
Jennifer and family…. so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. A very difficult place to be, but hold on to your faith.