Norton, Dorothy "Polly" (Summerville)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Dorothy "Polly" Norton, 78, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Sunday, February 10, 2013 in Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center. 

Mrs. Norton was born Nov. 3, 1934, in Centre, Ala., the daughter of the late Irby and Lucille Smith Abernathy. She was a homemaker and a former employee of the Montgomery Knitting Mill. 

She was preceded in death by her first husband, George Tomlin, second husband Walter Norton, son, Edward Tomlin, brothers, David and Junior Abernathy.

Survivors include her nieces and caregivers, Trish Rich, Kathy Terry, Judy Slaughter, Kayla Warren, Tonya Dawson, Melinda Clark, earthly angels, Amanda Miller, Kateina Kirby, special friend, Robert Chaney.

Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, at the South Carolina Camp Ground Cemetery, with Reverend Jerry Rutledge officiating, with burial in the family plot at South Carolina Camp Ground Cemetery.

Mrs. Norton will be in state at the Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends on Monday from 2:30 p.m. until the service time. 


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