Wednesday, May 25, 2005
6:00 AM until 9:00 PM
Thursday, May 26, 2005
University Heights Baptist Church
2400 Sycamore Ave
Huntsville, TX 77340
Funeral services for Harold Lee Roy Norton are set for Thursday, May 26th at 10:00 AM at University Heights Baptist Church, 2400 Sycamore Ave. Huntsville with interment to follow at Adickes Addition of Oakwood Cemetery. He was born March 10, 1922 in Akron, Ohio and passed away May 22, 2005 in Huntsville. Dr. Richard Rogers and Rev. W. Earl Holman will officiate. Services are under the direction of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home.
Mr. Norton served in the US Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. After graduating from Sam Houston State University he worked in various leadership positions at Texas Department of Correction for twenty-three years. He also worked for Hicks Silk Screen Company. After retiring he served on the City Council. Following that, he moved to the Woodlands and served as a Chaplin at Hermann Memorial Hospital for several years. Upon the death of his wife, he married Jennie Vee Brumley and moved back to Huntsville where he became a member of University Heights Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Jennie Vee Norton of Huntsville, stepdaughter and husband Robin and Lynn Fowler of the Woodlands; stepdaughter and husband Pam and Harold Wayne “Turk” Eppes of Magnolia; step-grandsons, David Hayden, Ryan Rafferty, Cory Fowler, Ty Rowden and Jake Eppes; step-granddaughters Rachelle Rafferty, RaCayle Eppes and Caitlyn Eppes; cousins, Ann and Rusty Harrell of Bridgeview, IL, Rosalie and Bill Bucklew and Marilyn Bucklew of Warsaw, OH , sister-in-laws; Becky Baker and husband, Leola Rushing and a host of friends.
Mr. Norton will lie in state at the Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home beginning at 9:00 AM on Wednesday and the family will receive friends from 6 to 9PM.