Archive for Saturday, September 25, 1999


September 25, 1999



Graveside services for Phyllis Jean Denton, 71, Lawrence, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Springhill Cemetery, Whiting.

Mrs. Denton died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 1999, at Sterling House.

She was born April 9, 1928, in Whiting, the daughter of Ernie and Katherine (Snyder) Williams.

Mrs. Denton had worked as a sales clerk for Woolworth's and as a nurse's aide. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Whiting.

She married Earl Denton in 1951 in Horton. He died in 1969.

Survivors include two sons, Dwight Denton, Perry, and Dewayne Denton, Horton; three sisters, Caroline Grulke, Aloha, Ore., Mary Cochren, Gladstone, Mo., and Jo Ann Nelson, Delano, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Marjorie Denton, and a son, Douglas Denton, died earlier.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Dishon-Maple-Chaney Mortuary, Horton.

The family suggests memorials to the Phyllis Denton Memorial Fund, and they may be sent in care of the mortuary, 909 Central Ave., Horton 66439.

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