DEKALB, Texas—Helen Cook Norton, 85, of DeKalb, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, in a local nursing home.

Mrs. Norton was born Oct. 22, 1925, in DeKalb. She was a homemaker and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Jack Cook and Wilburn Norton.

Survivors include four nieces and nephews, Barbara Ann and Kyle Gardner and David and DeAnn Goodwin of DeKalb; one brother-in-law, Onnie Goodwin of DeKalb; and one special friend, Mary DeRue.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Bates Family Funeral Home with Robby Bates officiating. Burial will be in Woodmen Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Published: 09/08/2011