BRANCHVILLE -- Mrs. Rose Marie “Bootsie” Norton (Brown), 80, died Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at her residence. Bootsie was born in Summerville, a daughter of the late Edgar Fredrick Brown and Alma Lucille Heaitley Brown. She was a devoted member of the Branchville Christian Church, a Sunday school teacher, member of the woman's circle. She also enjoyed helping with VBS crafts, playing the piano, being a past Girl Scout leader, canning and gardening. She dearly loved the children of her church and spending time with her family.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Branchville Christian Church, with Rev. Wayne Manning officiating.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Vernon D Norton Sr.; four children, Daniel Ethan Norton (Catherine) of Beech Island, Melody Summers (Sheckie) of Branchville, Darlene Horne (Doug) of St. George and Dell Norton Jr. (Robin) of Branchville; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by one brother, Edgar F. Brown Jr.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Branchville Christian Church, P.O. Box 36 Branchville, S.C. 29432. Online condolences can be made at www.ottfh.com.