Leola Norton
Thursday
2
July

Graveside Service

11:00 am
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Ridgelawn Cemetery
520 Ridgelawn Road
Clewiston, Florida, United States
Thursday
2
July

Final Resting Place

11:00 am
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Ridgelawn Cemetery
520 Ridgelawn Road
Clewiston, Florida, United States

Obituary of Leola Norton

In Sweet memory of Leola Norton Leola Norton, age 85 of Clewiston, FL peacefully went to be with our Lord Sunday June 21st. Born December 12, 1934 to Clyde and Frances (McCarthy) Knight in Brooklyn, Arkansas. At the age of 12 the family moved from St. Louis to Clewiston. She had 5 Siblings, 3 Brothers and 2 Sisters. Leola loved sewing, gardening, singing, swimming and going to the beach, She was a Member of the Assembly of God and very active in the church for many years. Along with being a mother and homemaker, she worked many jobs including selling Avon. Multiple families in Clewiston were blessed to have her caring for their loved ones in their homes. Leola was married 68 years to her teenage sweetheart Seigler Norton. She leaves behind a legacy of 6 children, 23 grandchildren, 53 great grandchildren, 17 great great grandchildren. She was affectionately known as Nanny. Survived by her husband Seigler,; 3 brothers: Spencer, Larry, and Buford "Bub"; 3 sons: Seigler, Nathan and Lawernce; 2 daughters: Zelda and Linda. She was preceded in death by her parents Clyde and Frances (McCarthy) Knight, 2 sisters: Clydine Adams and Peggy Rutherford; and her youngest son Walter Norton. A Graveside Celebration of Life will be held Thursday July 2nd at 11 AM at Ridgelawn Cemetery Clewiston. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, LBDA.org. Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.
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