Norma Pennington Gant

The beloved "Miss Norma" was gathered into the precious arms of our Lord Jesus on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, and rejoined with her father and mother, sister, Linda, and brother David.

She is survived by her husband, James (Jim) Gant; children, Jim (Angie) Gant, Heather Gant, Michael (Mechelle) Gant, Bryan (Helen) Gant, and David (Katherine) Gant; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Al (Edna) Pennington, Bill (Connie) Pennington, and John (Geri) Pennington; sister, Ginger (Carl) Peterson; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Norma was a homemaker, and served Clayton County as both a lunchroom monitor at Riverdale Elementary School, and crossing guard for Clayton County, retiring in 2013, to come to beautiful White County.

Viewing will held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at Barrett Funeral Home, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Helen First Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Helen First Baptist Church. Dr. Jeff Lowe and Pastor Jim Holmes will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to Helen First Baptist's Building Fund; to the First Baptist of Riverdale, Georgia; to the Hospice program of Northeast Georgia Medical Center; or to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
August 24, 2017

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048