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|© The Guthrie News Leader|
|Tuesday, August 5, 2003|
Services are pending with Community Funeral Home in Guthrie for Myrtle Dutton, 91, of Yukon. Dutton died Monday, Aug. 4, 2003 in Gran Gran's Place in Yukon.
|© The Guthrie News Leader|
|Wednesday, August 6, 2003|
Funeral services for Myrtle F. Roberts Dutton, 93, of Yukon, Formerly of Guthrie, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003 at Community Funeral Home Chapel in Guthrie with the Rev. David Nolen officiating. Burial will follow in Seward Cemetery under the direction of Community Funeral Home.
Myrtle was born Feb. 10, 1910 in Seward to Frank W. and Jennie Stewart Crosley. She died Aug. 4, 2003 at Gran Gran's Place in Yukon.
She graduated from Guthrie High School in 1928. She worked for the First National Bank fo 30 years and retired in 1975. She also worked for Benedictine Heights Hospital. In 1975, she moved to Madill, where she married Haskell Dutton. By 1990, she decided to move to El Reno to be close to her family. In 1997, she moved to Ash Street Place in Guthrie until 2001. Due to her health, she moved to Gran Gran's in Yukon until her death.
Myrtle previously bowled in a bowling league in Guthrie. She always enjoyed singing in the choir. She taught Sunday School and had a great love for her Lord and Savior. She counted her family as one of her richest blessings, and had many friends in Guthrie, Madill and El Reno.
She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Chapters No. 105 in Madill and No. 27 in El Reno. She was a bookkeeper.
She married Lloyd B. Robert on Jan. 2, 1932 in Seward. He preceded her in death July 30, 1971.
She married Haskell W. Dutton on Aug. 10, 1975 in Willis, Okla. He preceded her in death Oct. 14, 1983.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, five sisters, two infant children and two grandchildren.
Survivors include one son, Elmer Lee Roberts and wife Mona of Norman; one daughger, Barbara Branch and husband Sam of El Reno; two step-daughers-in-law, Jan Dutton of El Paso, Texas and Naomi Dutton of Kingston, Okla.; six grandchildren, Greg Roberts of Noble, Steve Roberts of Blanchard, Shane Roberts of Monroe, La., Sam Branch and wife Monique of Decature, Texas, Brad Branch of Oklahoma City and Kari Atkinson and husband Darryl of Austin, Texas; four step-grandchildren, Rosaleigh Mendoza, Holly Porter and Laura Dader, all of El Paso, Texas, and Blake Dutton of McAlester; five great-grandchildren, Erin, Sam Branch IV and Katie Branch of Lewisville, Texas and their mother Connie Branch, Bradley Branch, Jr. of El Reno and Cole Atkinson of Austin, Texas; and one brother, Lawrence Crosley of Oklahoma City.
Viewing will be Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. and the morning of the service.
Memorials may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church, 202 E. Noble, Guthrie, OK 73044.
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