Glenda "Jean" Norton
November 9, 1927  -  April 5, 2018

Glenda "Jean" Norton

Graveside Services
Riverside Cemetery
Ralston, OK  74650
Monday, April 9, 2018
2 pm

Riverside Cemetery
Rural Ralston
Ralston, OK  74650
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First Baptist Church
PO Box 240
Ralston, OK  74650

Glenda Jean (Lady) Norton, native resident of Fairfax, Oklahoma entered into heaven on the morning of April 5, 2018 at her home in Neosho, Missouri, where she lived with her daughter. Affectionately known by family and friends as “Jean”, she was 90 years of age.

She was born on November 9, 1927 in the Sunny Slope area of Ralston, OK the daughter of Judson M. and Sarah Ellen (Grote) Lady. Growing up in the area, she attended Ralston schools and graduated from Ralston High School in 1946.

Jean was an excellent waitress for over 50 years with her last and longest employment at the Roller Inn Café, the area people loved for her to wait on them. She was well loved by the community, family and friends and her two dogs Petey and Angel. Jean was an avid reader and loved the Ralston First Baptist Church as well as Fellowship Baptist Church in Neosho and loved sharing her faith.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Susie Renfro of the home in Neosho, Missouri; her niece, Ginger Gray; her grandchildren, Mike Roberts and Shawana, Staci Bergman and David, Tiffany Burch and Eric, Kenny Harp, and James Harp. Jean had 22 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Beverly (Harp) Thurber; her son, Raymond (Sonny) Harp; one grandson, John Thurber; her parents, 3 brothers and 4 sisters.

Graveside services will be held 2 pm, Monday, April 9 at the Ralston Riverside Cemetery with Lewis Bernard, pastor of Full Gospel Assembly, Fairfax, officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hunsaker-Wooten Funeral Home of Fairfax.

Pall Bearers are her great grandsons, Blaine Roberts, Tanner Bergman, Haydon Bergman, Cameron Roberts, J. J. Roberts and Clayton Bergman.

Honorary pall bearers include great grandsons, Dakota Lemon, Hunter and River Harp, Jacob, Jace, Jesse and Jayden Harp.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jean’s memory to First Baptist Church, PO Box 240, Ralston OK 74650.

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  1. Carole Culver Chambers
    Humble, TX

    Susie & family,
    I just found out today your mother passed. I am so very sorry for your loss. She was loved by everyone who knew her. Such a great lady. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
    Bob & Carole (Culver) Chambers
    Humble, TX

  2. Mr and Mrs Paul Harrington
    Fairfax, OK

    We r sorry ur lost u family or prayers she nice preson

  3. Sarah Belluchie
    Tulsa, OK

    My dear sweet grandma Jean I may have only known you for a short few years but we had so many memories together from that time. I will always remember the times I had with you. You had a big impact on my life. I know you are in a better place and I know you had many great souls waiting for you to arrive. I love you grandma watch over us.

  4. Danny & Roberta Hazen
    Cleveland, OK

    Susie and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God Bless,

  5. Danny & Roberta Hazen
    , OK

  6. Sylvia Irons Whittaker Butler
    Louisville, KY

    Thoughts & prayers for everyone.

  7. Marion Baker
    Fairfax, OK

    So sorry for your loss. I have a lot of fond memories with Jean. We worked together for years and she was always there when you needed her. She will be missed.

  8. Merlene D. Brotherton
    Pawnee, OK

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