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Obituaries

Obituaries

Barbara Ann Denton 1945 - 2007 Lawrence

Funeral services for Barbara Ann Denton, 62, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the Eagles Lodge in Lawrence.Mrs. Denton died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2007, at Select Specialty Hospital in Topeka.She was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Atchison, the daughter of Floyd and Josephine Gerardy Denton. She received a Master of Arts degree.Mrs. Denton was an art teacher at Tonganoxie Junior High School. She also had taught at Washburn University and many northeastern Kansas schools. She was a member of the Kansas Art Education Association.She married John A. Butter on Dec. 30, 1997, in Las Cruces, N.M. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include her mother, Josephine Denton, Atchison; a son, Greg Dixon and wife Winnie; two daughters, Jennifer Dixon-Perkins and husband Bill, and Tonya Honey and husband Michael Guyer, all of Lawrence; three brothers, Harold Denton and wife Barbara, Las Cruces, N.M., Roger Denton and wife Judy and Steve Denton and wife Linda, all of Atchison; a sister, Linda Baum and husband Robert, Westerly, R.I.; and six grandchildren, Donecia, Kahill and Ian Perkins, Sean Dixon and Angelina and Ayia Guyer.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to Friends of the Lawrence Public Library, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.