John Edward Norton, 80, of Dalton, Ga., passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, sisters and grandson, Justin Campbell.
Survivors include his loving wife, Betty Barr Norton, of Dalton; daughters and sons-in-law: Connie and Randy Parson of Decatur, Ill. and Wilda and Earl Hinely of Fayetteville, Ark.; stepchildren: Beth and J.R. Whaley of Chatsworth, Ga., and Jerry Presley of Dalton; sisters: Liz Norton of Chattanooga and Inez Cross of California; special grandson, Joseph Campbell, other grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2012, in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Larry Wood officiating.
Interment will be in West Hill Cemetery with American Legion Post No. 112 in charge of graveside rites.
The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorials be made to Crown View Baptist Church, 502 West Tyler St., Dalton, Ga. 30720.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at wwwllovefuneralhomega.com.
William Esker Wilson, 74, a lifelong resident of Old Fort, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2012, in an Etowah health care facility.
He was a member of Ball Play Baptist Church. He was retired from Suttons Lumber Mill. He was a veteran of the United States Navy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruben Wilson and Josie Green Wilson.
He is survived by children: William (Mitchell) and wife, Shelia Wilson of Old Fort, Michelle and husband, John Zysk of Newman, Ga., and Rodney Wilson of Cleveland; grandchildren: Amanda Broglin, Mark Maddux, Nathan Maddux, Justin and Allison Zysk, Roy Wilson, Jesse Wilson, Kevin Wilson, Dylan Wilson, Hope Wilson, Mitchell Runions, Riley Wilson and Lilly Wilson; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Sue Huffman of Olsmar, Fla.; brothers: Bobby and wife, Mary Wilson, and Jerry and wife, Sharon Wilson, all of Old Fort; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at Ball Play Baptist Church with the Rev. Chad Maxwell officiating.
Interment will follow in Ball Play Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church prior to the service.
You are invited to send a message of condolence and view the Wilson family guest book at www.higginsfuneral.com.
Higgins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.