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Melva Lynn (Fields) Norton

September 8, 1960 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 60)

Obituary

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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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 26, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chapel of Hope Funeral Home
3321 North Dal Paso Street
Hobbs, NM 88240

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Lane Chapel CME
1201 E. Skelly St.
Hobbs, NM 88240

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
May 27, 2021

Prairie Haven Memorial Park Cemetery
2201 E. Stanolind Road
Hobbs, NM 88240

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