4/17/1930-2/4/2017 Frances Jean Caton Norris, 86, of Lexington, KY, formerly of Huntsville, Alabama died Saturday, February 4, 2017. Born April 17, 1930 in Galt, Ontario, she was the daughter of the late Francis Caton and Jean McIntosh Tustin. She was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church. In 2009, she was inducted into the Huntsville-Madison County Athletic Hall of Fame. She coached swimming for 50 years for Space City Swim and Huntsville Swim Association. She also coached several Olympic athletes and many national level swimmers before she retired at age 79. She loved animals, especially cats. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, John William Norris and her sister Lucille Caton Kerr. She is survived, by a son, John Timothy (Suzanne) Norris of Huntsville, Alabama, a daughter, Karlynn Norris (Shane) White of Danville, KY, a brother Richard (Barbara) Caton of Peachtree City, GA, two grandchildren, Oliver Hall Norris, and Owen Alexander Norris, and nieces and nephews. There will be a Celebration of Life Ceremony to be held at 11:00 a.m., February 20, 2017 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Huntsville, Alabama. Visitation will be a 10:00 a.m. prior to the service and a reception will follow immediately after. Memorial donations are suggested to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10004, www.jdrf.org , and the Greater Huntsville Humane Society, 2812 Johnson Rd SW # A, Huntsville, AL 35805. The online guestbook is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net .
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