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Joyce Mote Norton, 79

Passed Away: 02/26/2013

Joyce Mote Norton, age 79 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Habersham County Medical Center.

Born in Habersham County on January 05, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Odus and Fannie Tomlin Mote. Mrs. Norton was a member of Community Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed canning, flower gardening and traveling in her spare time.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Norton was also preceded in death by a brother, Leo Mote; sister, Willene Nix; brothers-in-law, Irce Williams and J.B. Nix.

Survivors include husband, Thomas Norton of Mt. Airy; daughter, Glenda Norton of Mt. Airy; son, Tommy Norton of Mt. Airy; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Kay Norton of Mt. Airy; brothers and sisters-in-law, General and Mollie Mote of Baldwin and Avery and Virginia Mote of Alto; sister, Adeline Williams of Colorado; six grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm Friday, March 01, 2013, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart with Rev. Robert Clark officiating. Interment will follow in Community Baptist Church cemetery with Rev. Matthew Mote officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-9 pm on Thursday.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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