Betty Morton Norton of Covington, passed away February 16, 2011, at the age of 79. She enjoyed cooking, cleaning, shopping, traveling, reading, and word puzzles. Mrs. Norton was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend to many. Mrs. Norton was preceded in death by her parents, Grover C. and Fannie Louise (Yarbrough) Morton, Sr.; and her siblings, Allene Brown, Tony Morton, Sadie Hopkins, and her husband, George.
Survivors include her husband, Albert Norton, Jr. of Covington; son and daughter-in-law, Sidney and Jody Norton; granddaughters, Ashley Norton, Lauren Norton, all of Snellville; brother-in-law, Raymond (Totsie) Brown of Covington; sister-in-law, Joyce Morton of Covington; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Graveside Service for Mrs. Norton will be held Saturday, February 19, 2011, 4:30 PM, at Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Rd., Friday, February 18, from 6-8 PM. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the Elks National Foundation, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., Chicago, IL 60614.