MR. A. L. NORTON, JR., age 86, of Norton Road, Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017, evening in a Rome hospital. Native to Chattooga County, Georgia, Mr. Norton was born to the late Arthur Lee Norton, Sr. and Mattie Katherine Dodd Norton on June 10, 1930. He was a member and Deacon of Four Mile Baptist Church, retired supervisor @ Georgia Rug Mill, and was preceded in death by his wife the late Mary A. Allen Norton, a daughter the late Mary Angelia Norton, sisters, the late Mozelle Edwards and Ava Mountain, and brothers the late Sidney Norton and Elgin Norton.
Surviving are daughters, Freida (Tommy) Dover, Teresa Scott, Melody (Mark) Sentell; sons, Grant (Ginger) Norton and Vic (Stephanie) Norton; grandchildren, Danny Scott, Jr., Tommy Dover, Jr., Jeff Dover, Alex Sentell, Mikaela Norton, Josie Norton, James Gilleland, Jessica Stricklin, Jennifer Gilleland; several Great Grandchildren, Nieces, and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 12th, at 2:00 P.M. from the Four Mile Baptist Church with Rev. Sanford Deberry, Rev. Joel Smith, Rev. Doyle Kelly, and Dr. Charles Bishop officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Tommy Dover, Jr., Jeff Dover, Alex Sentell, Jo Stricklin, Gary Norton, Phil Mountain, and Jeff Edwards; Honorary Pallbearers Jon Payne, Scott Norton, Johnny Edwards, and members of Four Mile Baptist Church. The Family will receive friends Saturday from 6 until 8 P.M. from the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. A. L. Norton, Jr.