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Geneva Norton, Lake City, went to be with Jesus and her many loved ones peacefully at home Feb. 26, 2023.

She was born Jan. 29, 1943, and will be greatly missed by all of those who knew her. She was a lifelong member of Island Ford Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school and vacation Bible school for most of her life.

She was preceded in death by: Father and mother, Claude David and Nancy Ann Hawkins; brothers, Norris, Ronnie, Donnie, Jerry, and Lloyd Hawkins.

She is also preceded in death by sisters, Mary Sue Grant, Katherine Adrionick, Lilly Mae Hawkins, and Claudine Manning.

She is survived by: Loving and devoted husband of 56 years, Ronnie Norton; daughter and wonderful caregiver, Beverly Hill and husband Chuck; granddaughter and caregiver, Tiffany Norton; son, the Rev. Randy Norton and wife Andrea; sister, Faye Cooper and husband Curtis; sister, Cherry Ann Lane and husband Pat; grandchildren, Jesse Norton, Lilly Norton, and Jonathan Jenes.

She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews whom she cherished as well.

She loved and adored her friends, brothers and sisters in Christ at Island Ford Baptist Church and will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude for all of the love and support they have received during their time of loss.

The family would also like to express their greatest heartfelt gratitude to Yasmin, Leslie, Sandra, Renee, Adam and all of the wonderful folks at Amedisys Hospice Care for their great compassion and care given for Geneva. They were her angels on earth.

In lieu of flowers please send all donations to the Alzheimer’s Association in honor of Geneva Norton.

There will be a receiving of friends at Island Ford Baptist Church from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, March 11, 2023, and a memorial service to follow immediately after. The Rev. Randy Norton and the Rev. Mitch Wilson will be officiating.