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Joyce Mote Norton
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Funeral services for Joyce Mote Norton, 79, of Mt. Airy, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, March 1, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Community Baptist Church cemetery with the Rev. Matthew Mote officiating.

Mrs. Norton died Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Habersham Medical Center.

Born Jan. 5, 1934, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Odus and Fannie Tomlin Mote. In addition to her parents, she also was preceded in death by a brother, Leo Mote; sister, Willene Nix; and brothers-in-law, Irce Williams and J.B. Nix.

Mrs. Norton was a member of Community Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed canning, flower gardening and traveling in her spare time.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas Norton of Mt. Airy; daughter, Glenda Norton of Mt. Airy; son, Tommy Norton of Mt. Airy; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kay Norton of Mt. Airy; brothers and sisters-in-law, General and Mollie Mote of Baldwin and Avery and Virginia Mote of Alto; sister, Adeline Williams of Colorado; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

March 1, 2013