Norma Ashton

Posted by : Monitor Admin | On : March 30, 2013

Services for Norma Ruth Hathcock Ashton, of Eustace, were held March 29, 2013, at the Assembly of God church in Eustace with Rev. Tim Howard and Rev. Sam Jock officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.
Burial was held at Moorehead Melton Cemetery in Eustace.
Ashton was born February 4, in Rhome, to Pearl (Cornelius) and Joe Hathcock and died March 26, 2013, in Athens.
She was a founding member of First Assembly of God in Eustace and served as a teacher and secretary treasurer in the church.
She was a seamstress at Malouf’s in Wills Point and at numerous other factories. She enjoyed watching soap operas, traveling, dancing, and befriending people of all ages. She was a very loving, kind and compassionate mother and enjoyed her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, J.D. Ashton, sisters Essie Mae, Oleta Ray Hale and Edna Sue Roberts York, and brother, J.R. Hathcock.
Survivors include daughters Linda Squires and husband Jimmy of Dallas and Jan Dockery of Eustace; son James Dennis Ashton of Eustace; grandson Jason Shirey of Dallas; granddaughters Alicia Renee Ashton of Nacogdoches, Jaydie LeAnn Ashton and partner Bryan Buchanan of Commerce; great-granddaughter Skyla Raynn Buchanan of Commerce.
Pallbearers were Bryan Buchanan, Joe and Michael Ashton, Gary Roberts, Wesley Preston and Mike McManus.