Joyce “Nanny” Norton


Joyce “Nanny” Norton, 64, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Fort Worth.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Dunnigan Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Chris Collins and Bro. Wes Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Dunnigan Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mrs. Norton was born September 9, 1954, in Denver, Colorado, to Calvin Barton and Jo Evelyn Franklin Barton.  She was a beauty shop operator for many years. In her free time, she enjoyed reading.  Her favorite moments were those spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Mrs. Norton was a member of Dunnigan Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by:
Her husband of forty-seven years: Lamar Norton of Shelbyville

Sons and daughters-in-law: 
Clint and Jennifer Norton of Shelbyville
Chad and Angie Norton of Shelbyville 

Colton Norton
Caleb Norton
Chet Norton
Audrey Norton
Tyler Windham
Dawson Windham

Brother: Larry Barton

Sister: Sue Battles

Special friends: 
Marla Denby
Dusty and Nicole Robinson
Amos and Gus

Numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives  

She is preceded in death by her parents, Calvin Barton and Jo Evelyn Franklin Barton; in-laws, A.P. and Bessie Norton; brother, Steve Barton; brothers-in-law, Larry Norton and Spencer Battles.

Pallbearers will be Colton Norton, Caleb Norton, Chet Norton, Tyler Windham, and Dawson Windham.  Honorary pallbearers will be Audrey Norton, Dusty Robinson, Andrew Norton, Kevin Moore, and J.T. Thompson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Dunnigan Cemetery Fund, c/o Lamar Smith, 1936 FM 2261, Shelbyville, Texas 75973.

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