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Kathleen Norton

ROCKINGHAM — Kathleen “Kathy” Norton, 77, of Rockingham passed away Saturday, May 28, 2022 at her home.

She was born Sept. 25, 1944 in Elgin, Illinois, a daughter of the late Cicero Milton and Kathryn Jane Whitley Shayler.

She graduated from Elgin High School class of  1962. She was a member of the Community Church. She worked several years in the textile industry and retired from Pinehurst Neurology. 

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at the Community Church, 11 a.m. with the Rev. Chris Thornton officiating. Burial will follow at Richmond Co. Memorial Park.


Surviving, her husband of 33 years, Ricky Norton of Rockingham; sisters-in-law, Ann Quick of Hamlet and Vanessa and husband Ricky Ashley of Sanford; Brothers-in-law, Don Norton of Hamlet, Damon Norton and wife Jennifer of Clayton and Dean Smith and wife Amy of Emerald Isle; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet and at other times at her home.

Memorials may be made to the Community Church, 193 Mill Road, Rockingham, NC 28379.

Online condolences may be made at watson-kingfuneralhome.com. Watson-King Funeral Home in Hamlet is serving the Norton family.


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