BOSSIER CITY – Services for Patricia Ann Norton, 78, will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014 at Asbury United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Dr. Donald Avery. Assisting will be Dr. R.L. Bethley, pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. at Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Minden, LA. Visitation will be 5 until 7 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Bossier City.
Patricia was born February 22, 1936 in Pittsburg, KS to Dave and Helen Wilson and passed away May 29, 2014 in Shreveport, LA. She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, a member of the Lydia Circle at Asbury and a former member of the American Business Women’s Association. Patricia was a former sales manager for a jewelry company.
She is preceded in death by her parents; son, David Cranford and first husband, Hugh Cranford.
Patricia is survived by her husband, Kenneth Dale Norton of Bossier City, LA; son, Matthew Sean Cranford and wife, Jessica of Arlington, TX; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Gegenheimer of Harvey, LA; stepdaughter, Kenanne Dooley and husband, Tom of Rayne, LA; stepson, Russell Guy Norton and wife, Tracy of Milton, FL; grandchildren, Katie Merritt, Scott Gegenheimer, Cody Cranford, Connor Cranford and four great grandchildren.
Honoring her as pallbearers will be Sean Cranford, Scott Gegenheimer, Scott Lathrop, Ronnie Merritt, Russell G. Norton and Tom Dooley.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to Asbury United Methodist or the American Cancer Society.