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Phyllis Ann Norton, Oskaloosa

April 1, 2005

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— Graveside services for Phyllis Ann Norton, 80, Oskaloosa, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa. The casket will remain closed.

Mrs. Norton died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Hickory Pointe Care Center, Oskaloosa.

She was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Osawatomie, the daughter of Phillip and Helen "Topsy" Arbuthnot. She was a graduate of Delano School for the Handicapped in Kansas City, Mo.

Mrs. Norton was a pianist and entertainer for 45 years.

She married Willis Norton in Valley Falls. He died earlier. A great-grandchild also died earlier.

Survivors include two sons, James D. Green, Las Vegas, and John Green, Ozawkie; a brother, Douglas Arbuthnot, Osawatomie; a sister, Leona Oaks, Red Bridge, Mo.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Oskaloosa United Methodist Church or Jefferson County Hospice, in care of Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.

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