Joyce “Nanny” Norton, 64, of Shelbyville

Joyce “Nanny” Norton, 64, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Fort Worth.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, June 13, 2019, at Dunnigan Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Chris Collins and Bro. Wes Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Dunnigan Cemetery in Shelby County.

Mrs. Norton was born September 9, 1954, in Denver, Colorado, to Calvin Barton and Jo Evelyn Franklin Barton.  She was a beauty shop operator for many years. In her free time, she enjoyed reading.  Her favorite moments were those spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Mrs. Norton was a member of Dunnigan Missionary Baptist Church.

She is survived by her husband of forty-seven years, Lamar Norton of Shelbyville; sons and daughters-in-law, Clint and Jennifer Norton and Chad and Angie Norton all of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Colton, Caleb, Chet, and Audrey Norton, Tyler and Dawson Windham; brother, Larry Barton; sister, Sue Battles; special friends, Marla Denby, Dusty and Nicole Robinson, Amos and Gus; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, Calvin Barton and Jo Evelyn Franklin Barton; in-laws, A.P. and Bessie Norton; brother, Steve Barton; brothers-in-law, Larry Norton and Spencer Battles.

Pallbearers will be Colton Norton, Caleb Norton, Chet Norton, Tyler Windham, and Dawson Windham.  Honorary pallbearers will be Audrey Norton, Dusty Robinson, Andrew Norton, Kevin Moore, and J.T. Thompson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Dunnigan Cemetery Fund, c/o Lamar Smith, 1936 FM 2261, Shelbyville, Texas 75973.

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