Leola Norton Obituary

February 4, 1935 ~ January 12, 2024

88 Years Old


A visitation service will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at Laird Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 12:00 pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Timpson, Texas.

Leola Ross Frazier Norton, born in Panola County to William Horace Ross and Clifford Beatrice Emmons-Ross on February 4, 1935; Mrs. Norton was raised in Timpson, TX and was originally from Nacogdoches, TX.  Leola passed away Friday, January 12, 2024 in Franklin, TN.

Mrs. Norton is survived by her son, J.T. Frazier and wife Tera; grandson, James Frazier Jr and wife Dottie, JimBob Frazier and wife Ingrid; Great granddaughter, Danielle Frazier, and Shada Frazier; step granddaughter Lauren; step great-great grandson Liam; step great granddaughter Ashley Sims; great grandson Ray Sims; great-great grandson Christian Scoggins; best friends Shirley Patrick, June Rivas, and Sue Seelbech.

She is preceded in death by husbands, James Marion Frazier and Russel Wayne Norton; brothers, Melvin Ross, James Ross; sister, Louise Jackson and granddaughter Mary Flo Frazier.

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