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Ernest McKinley Norton, Jr

August 26, 1951 ~ January 8, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Ernest Norton, Jr Obituary

Mr. Ernest McKinley Norton, Jr, 72, of Fayetteville, NC, died Monday, January 8, 2024, at his home.

Ernest was born August 26, 1951, in Cumberland County, NC, to the late Ernest McKinley Norton, Sr. and Mildred Greene Norton.  He was the owner of Ernie and Sons Automotive. 

Ernest is survived by his wife of 52 years, Margie W. Norton; sons, Ernest M. Norton, III (and wife Diana) and Warren S. Norton (and wife Jennifer); sister, Betty Grady (and husband Stanley); brother, Mark Norton (and wife Teresa); and grandchildren, Blake, McKinley, Clayton, and Kamryn.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 14, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. until 1:50 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, with a funeral service beginning at 2:00 p.m. in the Jernigan-Warren Chapel.  Burial will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park, 2301 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301. 

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Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301.  

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January 14, 2024

1:00 PM to 1:50 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Funeral Service
January 14, 2024

2:00 PM
Jernigan - Warren Chapel

January 14, 2024

3:00 PM
Lafayette Memorial Park
2301 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301


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