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Mrs. Arletta Norton
Born: 1927-09-17
Died: 2003-10-21
Visitation: From 6 to 9 PM Thursday October 23, 2003 at Cox Funeral Home
Funeral Service: 10 AM Friday October 24, 2003 at the Cox Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Fullers Chapel Cemetery in Leoma, Tenn.

Mrs. Arletta H. Norton, 77 of Mt. Vernon died Tuesday at the Rockcastle Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brodhead after an illness of several months. She was born on September 17, 1926 in Oneida, Ky the daughter of the late Chesley and Minnie Roach Hogan. She was a retired Insurance agent after being in business as Norton Insurance Agency for 27 years. She was a former school teacher having taught at Mullins Station and Mt. Vernon High School, was Rockcastle County Treasurer for several years, operated Renfro Valley Drive-in Theater with her husband for 13 years, was former editor of the Mt. Vernon Signal, and had been a member of the Eastern Star, Womens Club, Rockcastle Saddle Club, the Independent Insurance Agents of KY, was instrumental in obtaining property for Lake Linville, and was a member of the Methodist Church.


Survivors are: Her husband; William I. “Bill” Norton of Mt. Vernon. Two sons; Charles and wife Denise Norton of Winchester, KY and Michael and wife Kyiva Norton of Rineyville, KY. One daughter; Bonita and husband Mike Lay of Somerset, KY. One sister; Billie Jean Thackara of Clearwater, Fl. Eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive. Contributions are suggested to: Alzheimer’s Association



10:00 AM Friday October 24, 2003

Cox Funeral Home Chapel



Bro. Chris Jasper



Fullers Chapel Cemetery

Leoma, Tennessee


Pallbears: Brian Lay, Chris Norton, Travis Norton, Blaine Norton, Bobby Cox, Jerry