Mrs. Nora Dalton, age 97 of Newberry, passed away early Sunday morning November 11, 2018. Mrs. Dalton was born in Pavo, Georgia, on June 21, 1921. She was the eldest of 13 children. She was a retiree of the Medical Records Department at Shands. She also worked at Wilson’s Department Store and Hatcher’s Jewelry Store in Gainesville. She enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, fishing, and loving her family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Newberry and a member of the DORCAS by Faith Sunday School Class. Mrs. Dalton was preceded in death by her husband, Burnis H. Dalton. Survivors include daughters Susan (John) Merritt of Eustis, and Deanna ( Ronnie) Roland of Newberry; sons Bernard (Linda) Dalton of Orlando and Larry (Hilda) Dalton of Newberry; sisters Gladys Green of Quitman, Ga., and Betty Munn, Mary Vann of Hague, and Wilma Rippy of Gainesville; brothers Douglas King of Hephizibah, Ga., and Norman King of Bronson, Donald King of Hague. Nora was the proud grandmother of eight grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren all of whom she loved dearly.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at First Baptist Church of Newberry 25520 W. Newberry Road Newberry, FL 32669, with a visitation one hour prior, with Pastor Jack Andrews conducting the services. Burial will follow at Newberry Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Haven Hospice. 4200 NE 90th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32609; Florida Baptist Children’s Home, or to the First Baptist Church of Newberry.