Naomi Elaine Davis Norton, of Midland, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2005.
She was born September 7, 1917 in Abilene, Texas to James H. Davis and Lula E. Lockley Davis. A graduate of Abilene High School, Mrs. Norton earned a B.A. at Hardin-Simmons University, and a M.S. from the University of Texas. On August 24, 1947, she married David L. Norton. Mrs. Norton taught 31 years in Texas schools, from elementary to college level. Naomi was inducted into Stephen F. Austin High School’s Hall of Honor. She was a Texas Silver-Haired Legislator and a member of the National Silver Haired Congress. Naomi was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Midland. She was active in Eastern Star and many community organizations. A member of “Who’s Who”, she received numerous honors and awards.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.