Anita Norton

Anita Norton

URBANA – Anita Kay Norton, 73, of Urbana passed away at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 2, 2013) at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.

Mrs. Norton was born Dec. 14, 1939, in Champaign, a daughter to Elmer and Mary Cramer Sanford. She married John B. Norton on Dec. 24, 1960, in Urbana. They divorced in 1995; he survives.

Also surviving are two sons, L. Paul (Rhonda) Norton of White Bluff, Tenn., and William Norton of Urbana; two grandchildren, Cortney Nicole Norton and Sarah MaCay Norton; and four sisters, Evelyn Louks of Champaign, Muriel Maxwell of Urbana, Helen Brown of Sidney and Betty Hurd of Sidney.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Elmer Sanford Jr.; and sister, Pauline Starr.

Mrs. Norton retired from Solo Cup. She was a homemaker and enjoyed bowling.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Freese Funeral Home, Sidney, is assisting with arrangements.