Donna “Gaggy” Norton 73 Of Burkeville Dies Saturday, June 21

Published 1:39 pm Sunday, August 15, 2010

BURKEVILLE, June 24 -Donna Rhea “Gaggy” Norton, 73, of Burkeville, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2008 in Farmville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Norton and a granddaughter, Krystal Nagy.

She is survived by her daughters, Brenda Nagy and Cheryl Owen and devoted son-in-law, Carlton; four cherished grandchildren, Kevin and Kris Nagy, Carla, Darby and Casey Owen; loving sisters, Phyllis Robertson and husband, Clyde, Dorothy Tatum and husband, Maynard, and Barbara Wilmoth and husband, Gus; and loving brother, W.D. Perdieu; a special aunt and best friend, Nellie Peddicord, and many other family members who loved her dearly.

Graveside services were held Sunday, June 22, at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rice.

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Gaggy was known for raising hundreds of children, but only giving birth to two.

The family requests donations be made to the American Red Cross, c/o Beverly Redman, 400 California Ave., Crewe, VA 23930.

Arrangements by Jennings-McMillian Funeral Home, Crewe.