Paula Joann Norton

May 5, 1945 ~ February 27, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old


Paula’s life began on May 5, 1945 in El Dorado, KS; the daughter of Martin L. and Hester U. (Pierce) Crumrine. She was a graduate of El Dorado High School. Paula was united in marriage to Gary Norton on February 14, 1991. She worked hard for her family and was proud to be a Blackjack Dealer in Reno, Nevada for over 30 years. Paula was a huge animal advocate and loved her furbabies. She loved to fish and play cards. Her family includes her caregivers and nieces, Sharon (Ron) Hendricks of El Dorado and Karen (David Palmer) Pence of El Dorado as well as numerous nieces and nephews that loved Paula dearly. Paula passed away on February 27, 2023 in Whitewater, KS. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gary; 1 daughter; 2 sisters; 4 brothers and her parents. Cremation has taken place and private graveside services will be held. Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Paula at

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