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Nancy Fitzgerald Norton

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Nancy Fitzgerald Norton, 94, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 27, 2018 at The Magnolia Cottage.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 11:00am at Queen Street United Methodist Church in Kinston, NC. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Burial will be private in Westview Cemetery.
Mrs. Norton, a lifelong resident of Kinston, was an avid bird watcher, reader and tennis fan. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Norton was a lifelong member of Queen Street United Methodist Church, sang in the choir and played hand bells.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Norton; former husband, Jacob West, Jr.; and a brother, F. Owen Fitzgerald, Jr.
She is survived by her children, Leigh Fitzgerald West and wife, Kimberly, of Kinston, Nancy Louise Barnum-Ross and husband, Peter, of Pittsboro, Jacob West, III, of Chapel Hill, and Isabelle West Sanders and husband, Steve, of Dover; brother, Kenneth Robert "Bob" Fitzgerald and wife, Jan, of Ocala, FL; sister-in-law, Mary Owens Fitzgerald of Raleigh; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to her caregivers, Brenda Brinson and Helen Peterson of The Magnolia Cottage.
In lieu of flowers, Nancy requested that memorial contributions be made to Queen Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 508, Kinston, NC 28502.
Arrangements by Edwards Funeral Home & Cremations. Online condolences may be expressed at www.edwardsfhc.com.
Published in Free Press from July 29 to Aug. 27, 2018
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