Berny joined her husband Tom at 7:10 PM Thursday, January 19 at her home, Pleasant Valley Manor, She was born November 9, 1916 in Belvidere, Illinois and married Thomas L. Norton on December 20, 1939. Tom preceded Berny in death February of 1998.
Berny is survived by her son Tom and his wife Judy, son Ray and wife Connie, son Michael and daughter Lynne Anderson-Leuallen and husband Robert. Grandchildren are Tom Norton, Jr., wife Angela and their five children Thomas, Andy, Michael, Aaron, and Matthew. Debbie Owens and husband Brett and Children Seth, Nathan and Kelsie. Beckie Workman, husband Duane and children Ryan, Dylan, Emma, Nick and Levi. Ruth Lierz, husband Joe and children Michael and Daniel. Travis Anderson, Tria Eschelbrenner and children Qadira and Naiah.
Burial will be in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery with her husband Tom.
In lieu of flowers, Berny asked for donations to West Plains Christian Clinic, in care of Tom Norton, 2512 Jennifer Dr., West Plains.