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Melva Norton

September 8, 1960 — May 19, 2021

Hobbs

Melva Lynn Norton, 60, of Hobbs, NM passed away on May 19, 2021. Melva was born September 8, 1960 in Hobbs, NM. On August 1, 1984 she married her best friend Jimmy R. Norton in Seminole, TX. She worked at Hobbs Municipal Schools and Hodges Specialty Care. Melva attend New Mexico Junior College and was a 1978 graduate of Hobbs High School.  She was preceded in death by her father Al D. Armitige and brother Alan D. Armitige. Melva is survived by husband Jimmy Norton, son Ryan K. Fields, daughter Crystal Hilliard (Jerome), mother Nellie Armitige, brother Larron Fields (Elizabeth), sister Connie Brooks (Trevor), brother Christopher Armitige (Tammy), grandsons Jaden Hilliard, Quinton Fields, Isaiah Fields, and granddaughter Jayla Hilliard. Melva never met a stranger and touched so many lives with her kindness and smile. She will be dearly missed by everyone who was blessed with her presence.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

1:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Chapel of Hope Funeral Home

3321 N Dal Paso St, Hobbs, NM 88240

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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Interment following funeral service

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Prairie Haven Memorial Park Cemetery

2201 E Stanolind Rd, Hobbs, NM 88240

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