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James Prentiss Norton, Sr.: Loris

1938 – 2019

     James Prentiss Norton, Sr., of Loris passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at his home following an illness. He was 80.

     Mr. Norton was born on Sept. 29, 1938 in Loris, to the late Lonnie Norton and the late Lizzie Alford Norton.

     Mr. Norton loved spreading the word of God to others throughout his 51 years of ministry.

     Mr. Norton is survived by his son, J.P. Norton, Jr. of Loris; his daughter, Connie Kay Stroud and her husband, Jimmy; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roger Dale Norton and wife, Diane and Cecil Leroy Norton and wife, Wanda all of Aynor, SC; two sisters, Linda Carroll of Loris, SC and Willa Mae Valder of Myrtle Beach.

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Norton was predeceased by his two brothers, Burnette Norton and Billy Joe Norton.

     Visitation was planned from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Hardwick Funeral Home.

     Graveside services were planned for 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Cane Branch Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Roger Chestnut officiating.

     A guest register is available here.