Funeral   services   for   Mrs.   Velma   Jo   Norton    73,   of
Gainesboro,  TN,  will  be  held  at  2 P.M.  on Sunday, June 10,
2018,   at  Anderson  -  Upper  Cumberland   Funeral  Home   in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial will  follow in  the Rob Draper Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

 The  family will receive  friends on Saturday  from  11 A.M.  - 7
P.M. and on Sunday from 12 noon until time of services.

 She   passed  away   on  Wednesday,  June  6,  2018  at  the
Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

 She was born May 2, 1945, in Jackson County, TN, to the late
Norman  and Hattie Harris Chaffin.  On June  14, 1963, she was
married to Gary Norton who survives. She owned and operated
Jo's  Beauty  Shop.  She  was a member of the Starlighters  and
Mastersingers and was a member of the Gainesboro Church of

  In  addition to her  parents, she  was preceded  in death by 1
Son:  Tom Norton;  1 Grandson: Trent Norton;  1 Brother: Perry
N. Chaffin; and  2  Sisters: Jamie Chaffin Hix  and  Mary Lucinda
Chaffin Myers.

  Survivors include her  Husband:  Gary Norton of Gainesboro,
TN;   1   Son:   Glenn   (Kathy)   Norton   of   Lebanon,   TN;    4
Grandchildren: Taylor (Katie) Norton, Gregory Norton, Kimberly
Norton,  and  Nicholas  Norton;  1  Great - Grandson:  Jonathan
Taylor  Norton;  2 Sisters: Matilda Craighead  of  Cookeville, TN
and   Geraldine  (Jon)  Collins   of  Portland,  TN;   and   Special
Friend: Sue Fox of Cookeville, TN.

  Bro. Mike Brown, Bro. Johnny Fox, and Bro. Ray Notgrass will
officiate at the services.

  In  lieu  of  flowers,  memorial  donations  may be made to the
Chaffin  Family  Cemetery  Fund, Gainesboro  Church  of Christ
Wednesday Night Youth Fund, or the Charlie Norton  Christmas
Fund by contacting the business office of the funeral home.
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