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Margaret Hill (Yokeley) Norton
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1925
Davidson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 2012
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

d/o Cleveland Cletus Hill and Elizabeth Brinkley


From J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home
Thomasville, North Carolina
7 November 2012

Margaret Hill Norton
Mrs. Margaret Hill Norton, a resident of Burke Trail, Thomasville, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in the High Point Regional Hospital. She was born November 21, 1925 in Davidson County, N.C., a daughter of Cleveland Cletus Hill and Elizabeth Brinkley Hill. She was a graduate of Thomasville High School. Mrs. Norton formerly served as President of Celand Yarn Dyers, Inc. and Vice-President of Hill Hosiery Mill, Inc. She was a former member of the Thomasville Womans Club and the Advisory Board at Wachovia Bank. Mrs. Norton was a member of West End United Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling, playing bridge and ballroom dancing. In 1946 she was married to Joe H. Yokeley, who died April 2, 1979. In 1986 she married James G. Norton, who died November 1, 1997. In addition to her parents and husbands, she was also preceded in death by sisters, Rebecca (Becky) Leonard and Joan Hester.

Surviving are sons, Steve Yokeley and wife Martha and Chris Yokeley and wife Suzan, both of Thomasville; grandchildren, Scott Yokeley and wife Kelle, Eric Yokeley and wife Jessica, Jonathan Yokeley and wife Heather and Erin Yokeley; six great-grandchildren; Step-daughters, Jean DeLaSerna of Pennsylvania and Carolyn Saylor and husband Cliff of Virginia; step-sons, James Norton and wife Betsy of Tennessee, David Norton and wife Diane of Georgia, and Doug Norton and wife Sally of Charlotte; sixteen step-grandchildren and several step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 11 A.M. in West End United Methodist Church with Rev. Myra Ward and Rev. Bill Medlin officiating. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Norton will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until the service hour. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and other times at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Martha Yokeley, 804 Lake Drive West, Thomasville. Memorials may be directed to West End United Methodist Church, C/O Mrs. Brenda Pennington, 1230 Stemp-Everhart Road, Thomasville, N.C. 27360. Online condolences may be sent to the Norton family at www.jcgreenandsons.com. 
 
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 Parents:
  Cleveland Cletus Hill (1906 - 1973)
  China Elizabeth Brinkley Hill (1906 - 1994)
 
 Spouses:
  James Gordon Norton (1921 - 1997)
  Joe Herman Yokeley (1921 - 1979)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Hill (Yokeley) Norton (1925 - 2012)
  Sarah Rebecca Hill Leonard (1927 - 2010)*
  Ronald Cleveland Hill (1936 - 1936)*
  Joan Lee Hill Hester (1938 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holly Hill Memorial Park
Thomasville
Davidson County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Sun Dial section 2B lot 33 #1.
 
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Nov 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101076555
Margaret <i>Hill (Yokeley)</i> Norton
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