Jackson "Jack" E. Norton

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On November 1, 2014, Jackson "Jack" E. Norton, passed away at his home in the AI Community of Cleburne County. A memorial service will be held at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Billy Joe Murray officiating. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Jack is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Janie Sue Norton; a son, Dan Norton (Selina); daughters, Paula (Steve) Hawkins, Micki(Harold) Lipscomb, Brenda Preston; seven grandchildren, Kacee, Matthew, Rebekah Hannah, Abbi, Kati, and Ashleigh; three great-grandchildren; Caynan, Alaina and Kayleigh; two sisters; Bettye Steen, Tommie (Donald) Angel; a brother David Norton and several nieces and nephews. Jack was preceded in death by his parents Ewell and Gertrude (Myers) Norton. Jack was a successful farmer for many years and followed in his father, Ewell Norton's footsteps by serving as Sheriff of Cleburne County for a record 16 years from 1974-1991. After leaving the Sheriff's office, Jack continued to farm and was employed by L. E. Bell Construction Co., Inc. as the Drug and Alcohol Program Coordinator. Jack was a loving husband and father and he had a deep affection for Cleburne County and its people. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the or the Alabama Sheriff's Boys and Girls Ranch. Dryden Funeral Home 256-463-2287 Visit our website: drydenfuneralhome.com
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Dryden Funeral Home
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Heflin, AL 36264
(256) 463-2287
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Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 4, 2014
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