Gloria Ann Norton
October 8, 1936 - August 22, 2016
Gloria Ann Norton, 79, of Creston, died peacefully on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster following a lengthy illness.
Gloria was born Oct. 8, 1936 in Creston to the late Maynard and Leta (Arnold) McMillan and was a 1955 graduate of Norwayne High School. On April 24, 1957 she married Bernard “Butch” Norton and he survives. A life resident of Creston, Gloria enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and playing cards with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband Butch; children, Dawn (Bill) Morris of Cabot, AR and Terry Norton of Hudson; grandchildren, Angela Caldwell, Megan Griffith, Taylor Norton, Haley Norton, Hillary Norton and Olivia Norton; great-grandchildren, Christian and Evan Crow, Kayla and Will Caldwell and Rayleigh Griffith; brothers, Leslie (Bonita) McMillan of Creston, Dennis McMillan of Wooster and Bryan McMillan of Rittman and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant grandson, Jack Norton and brothers, Gerald and Phillip McMillan.
Services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with burial following in Creston Maple Mound Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com
Memorial contributions may be made to Canaan Township Fire and Rescue, PO Box 25, Creston, OH 44217 or to the Alzheimer's Association, East Ohio Chapter, 70 W. Streetsboro St., Suite 201, Hudson 44236.
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Name: Angie Caldwell
You were an amazing woman grandma. Countless wonderful memories I will forever cherish of you. Until the day we are together again...I will miss you dearly, I love you!
Name: Mr. Donald Morlock
I will always remember a very special woman, and a good friend, she will be missed by everybody, I am so sorry she left this world, I know Her husband was always a good and loyal friend I just hope you make it thru this very sad time your friend Red God Bless You
Name: PEGGY BRAGG
Prayers and sympathy to the family. I have many great memories of card nights and holidays at Maynard and Leta's house. I'm sure she will be missed by many. Sincerely, Peggy
Name: Bob & Betty Brown
Our deepest condolences to Butch and family upon the passing of Gloria. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Name: Carolyn & Jeff setzer
Our sincere sympathy to you and your family.
Name: Jackie Fritz
My sincere condolences to the entire Norton Family. I am praying for all of you during this difficult time.
Name: nan mcilvaine
Butch, My sympathy to you and your family. What a faithful and loving husband you were with your daily visits. It's a terrible disease...pray for a cure so that others don't have to endure what you and I did. My thoughts are with you. Nan
Name: Amy Crow
Dear Mr. Norton, Dawn and Terry
Just wanting to express my sincere sympathy in the loss of Gloria. Know you and your families are all in my thoughts and prayers