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Adelaide NORTON


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NORTON, Adelaide Adelaide Gregory Norton of Gainesville, GA died on November 13, 2017, at the age of 96. She was the youngest daughter of Cleburne E. Gregory (political editor of the Atlanta Journal) and Sarah Adelaide Collis Gregory and grew up on Sycamore St., Decatur GA. Her brother was C.E. Gregory, Jr. (a named partner at Arnall Golden & Gregory) and her sister was Polly Gregory Jewett (past Director of the Georgia Historical Commission). She attended Glenwood Grammar school, Decatur Girl's High School and Agnes Scott College and earned degree in journalism at the University of Georgia, where she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. She married William L. Norton, Jr. of Gainesville, GA who later became a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Atlanta and noted author of numerous publications on bankruptcy law. She is survived by her son, William L. Norton III (Sallie), and daughter, Martha Norton Hodge, six grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville, GA on Saturday, November 18, 2017 commencing at 1:00 p.m. Those wishing to sign the online register for Mrs. Norton may do so at littledavenport.com. Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 16, 2017
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