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Charles Norton honored for Golden Deeds
Evening Exchange past president Mary Jane Bell presents the Book of Golden Deeds to Charles Norton during the clubs annual awards banquet Tuesday evening at McMinnville Country Club.
After serving his country during World War II, Charles Norton returned home to serve his community through a variety of charitable works. He has now been honored with the Book of Golden Deeds for his efforts.“Mr. Charles Norton has been a true servant to the people of Warren County,” said McMinnville Evening Exchange Club past president Mary Jane Bell in presenting the annual award that celebrates a lifetime of achievement.Bell revealed Norton came to McMinnville by way of Ripley, Ms., when he was transferred here by Genesco in 1952.A member of First Methodist Church, he has served in numerous offices at the church and has also worked with the Good Neighbors Program, where he continues to cook and deliver meals to shut-ins.A veteran himself, Norton has served with the Honor Guard, which provides graveside services for veterans. He has participated in around 600 services, folding the flag and presenting it to the next of kin.