Jerome "Jeff" Norton

Jerome "Jeff" Norton, age 58, of Rutledge, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, June 1, 2020. Jeff was a great husband and father. He was a Christian and devoted member of Mill Springs Baptist Church. His greatest pleasure was serving the Lord. Jeff never knew a stranger, and was loved by all. He was preceded in death by parents, Thurman and Geneva Norton; sisters, Leola Holbert and Arlene Trusley; and father-in-law, Robert Breeden. He is survived by loving wife of 36 years, Sara Norton; children, Hollie (Justin) Shelton and Cody (Christian) Norton; brother, Lester Norton; sisters, Brenda Puckett, Naomi Dwyer, Rhonda (Jacob) Kamar, Andrea (Skip) McBride and Angie (Joe) Harris; mother-in-law, Sue Breeden; brother-in-law, Robert (Kim) Breeden; and many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. The family received friends Friday, June 5 at Mill Springs Baptist Church, 2510 N. Hwy. 92, Jefferson City, Tennessee, followed by the funeral service at 7 p.m. with Pastor Greg Lindsey officiating. Special music was provided by Amy Kuhn and Steve Mee. Family and friends met Saturday, June 6 at Mill Springs Baptist Church Cemetery for an 11 a.m. interment. Pallbearers were Christopher Breeden, Cameron Breeden, Jason Trusley, Brett Trusley, Lucas Norton and Jason Mills. "Rejoice with us that Jeff is in Heaven." Arrangements by Bridges Funeral Home, 5430 Rutledge Pike, (865) 523-4999.