Doris June Denton, age 86 of Baxter Springs, Ks passed from this life Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at her home.
Doris was born August 5, 1923 in Lebanon, Missouri to the union of Otto and Velma (McDaniel) Norman. She was united in marriage to Dick Denton in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. She spent time working in Coffeyville at Continental Can as a welder in aircraft manufacturing. When she moved to Baxter Springs she worked 15 years in the Baxter Springs School District retiring in 1985. She was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. She was a member of the First Christian Church in Baxter Springs.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two sisters. Surviving loved ones include four sons Gale Washom and wife Billie of Joplin, Mo; Russell Truster and wife Carolyn of Baxter Springs, Ks; Ronnie Truster of Treece, Ks; and Howard Truster and wife Vicki of Baxter Springs, Ks; eleven grandchildren and many, many great children. Along with nieces, nephews and a lot of good friends.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 18, 2009 at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel. Rev. Audie Tash will officiate. Burial will be in the Lowell Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the house 401 E. 12th St. Baxter Springs, Ks. Arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel