Thomas O. ‘Tommy’ Norton III

Thomas O. ‘Tommy’ Norton III

Thomas O. “Tommy” Norton III, 60, of Anna, was reunited in heaven with his mother, Peggy (Rendleman) Norton. He died at Union County Hospital in Anna at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.

He was born on May 31, 1956, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Capt. Thomas O. and Peggy Rendleman Norton Jr.

He is survived by his father, Thomas O. (Aldeane) Norton Jr. of Jackson, Mo.; three sisters, Jana (Fritz) Norton of Paducah, Susan (Doug) Floyd of Millersville, Mo., and Becky (Keith) Foster of Perryville, Mo.; one brother Jason (Cindy) Norton of Webster Groves, Mo.; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and caretakers who loved him very much.

Graveside services for Thomas O. “Tommy” Norton III were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, with Bill Littrell officiating. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery.

He lived at the Choate Mental Health Center in Anna and called Cedar Cottage his home.

Memorials can be made to the Choate Mental Health Center (Cedar Cottage) for the benefit of his friends.

The Norton family expressed the deepest appreciation to the staff and caregivers of Choate Mental Health Center for the years of love and care they provided.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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