Mrs. Patricia “Marilyn” Ellis Norton, 57, of Tifton, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020 at Tift Regional Medical Center.
A graveside service will be held Friday, July 10, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Keith Norris officiating.
Mrs. Norton was born March 11, 1963 in Tift County to Patsy Greene Ellis and the late Lenard Ellis. Marilyn was a member of Eastside Baptist Church of Tifton and was employed with Synovus Bank which was formerly First Community Bank of Tifton, where she had been employed for many years. She had lived all of her life in Tift County and was a 1981 graduate of Tift County High School. She later received her associate’s degree in Secretarial Science from ABAC. Marilyn was active in her church and loved her Lord. She loved to sing and was a Sunday School teacher, member of the Choir, “Heartsong” and “Hearts on Fire” ensemble groups. She was a salesperson and an advocate for doTerra essential oils. Marilyn loved her dog “Oreo” and enjoyed reading.
Mrs. Norton is survived by her husband, Mark Jeffery Norton of Tifton to whom she was married for thirty-one years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Ryan and Alena Norton and Avery and Kerri Norton all of Tifton; one granddaughter, Emmeline Norton; three sisters and brother-in-law, Martha Ellis, Sharon Ellis and Shirley and Drew Wilson all of Tifton, Mother and Father-in-law, Jean and Leon Norton of Tifton and several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Flowers accepted or donations may be made to Eastside Baptist Church of Tifton, PO Box 540, Tifton, Ga. 31793.
Albritton Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.