|Birth: ||Jan. 28, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 2009|
The funeral for Amanda Lucille Curtis Colton will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at Dover Christian Church, Dover. Fred Jones, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in New Home Cemetery. Arrangements are by Sanders Funeral Service, Inc. of Kingfisher.
She was born Jan. 28, 1914, west of Dover, to Opie and Sylvia Curtis, and died Friday, June 19, 2009.
She graduated from Dover High School in 1932, as Valedictorian of her senior class. She married Edwin Cheever Colton Feb. 24, 1934, in Enid Christian Church. They were married 63 years before he died. She joined the Dover Christian Church in 1956. She was active in christian women's fellowship all of her life. She was a member of Eastern Star and received her 50 year pin from Hennessey Eastern Star in June 2002. The family sponsored the Edwin and Amanda Colton Scholarship to two graduating senior for the past 14 years.
Surviving are one sister, Betty Curtis Rider of Denton, Texas; children, Wanda Beaman of Yukon, Larry Colton of McCloud, LaVeta Homer and Don Colton, both of Edmond, and Karen Harrison of Kingfisher; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, Edwin, she was preceded in death by one son, one sister and three brothers.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Dover Christian Church building fund or a charity of donor's choice.
New Home Cemetery
Created by: Alice Huitt Preston
Record added: Jun 23, 2009
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