NORTON—Barbara Lea Norton, 66, of Swisshome, died July 23, 2017, of multiple complications resulting from diabetes.
Barbara was born on March 21, 1951, to Maurice (Moose) and Freda Chappelle of Reedsport.
She was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Carrie.
She is survived by her hus- band, James (Jim) and son, Adam, both of Swisshome; and her sister and brother-in- law, Debbie and Rick Reavis of Bandon.
Barbara delivered the Register Guard in the Florence area for some years. She also was employed for seven years for Temporary Services at the Florence Landfill and for Lane County Solid Waste when they took over the landfill.
She worked in the rural areas of Low Pass and Swisshome as a fee collector and a recycler, and also was the fee collector at the Florence facility for approximately 25 years.
A celebration of life memorial will take place at the Swisshome Church on Sunday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m.