Catherine Norris Fullerton passed away in Atlanta, GA, on March 3, 2018, at the age of 87. She was born in Erwin, NC, on February 17, 1931, to Coy Norris and Flora Sewell Norris. She was the oldest of three children and was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Mary Ann Wilson of Newton Grove, NC; her brother, Walter Edwards; and her grandson Nicholas Fullerton.
Catherine is survived by her son, Richard Fullerton, Jr. (Ann) of Atlanta, GA; her son, Raymond Fullerton (Julie) of Ft Lauderdale, FL; grandson Raymond Fullerton, Jr. (Katrin) of Santa Rosa, CA; granddaughter Sarah Fullerton Stern (Evan) of Golden, CO; grandson Joseph Fullerton (Kelly) of Denver, CO; and great grandsons Lucas and Matias Fullerton of Santa Rosa, CA.
Catherine lived in Washington D.C.; Maryland; Erwin, NC; Spartanburg, SC; and Florida. She settled in Atlanta for the last 32 years and worked at Emory University where she thoroughly enjoyed a smile and a few words with the students.
Catherine was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Nothing gave her more joy than her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She cherished all of her family and friends and loved nothing more than to have them around, cook for everyone and make them welcome.
There will be a graveside gathering and sharing of memories at Erwin Cemetery in Erwin, NC, at 5:00 pm on March 31, 2018. Contact West and Dunn Funeral Home for information, 910-897-6491. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude’s or the charity of your choice in memory of Catherine.
Condolences can be made to www.westanddunn.com
Services have been entrusted to West and Dunn Funeral Home of Erwin