|Birth: ||Jan. 12, 1888|
|Death: ||Jan. 6, 1968|
Clyde Booton, son of Douglas and Mary Norval Booton, was born in Jasper County, Mo., January 12, 1888, departed from this life January 6, 1968, in his home after a lengthy illness. The family moved to Abbington, Ill., where his mother passed away in 1891. His father, one brother, Ray, and Clyde, himself, then moved to Johnston County, Nebr., and later to Franklin County in 1894.
Clyde was married to Gertie McClure March 17, 1915, at Bloomington. The couple moved to Smith County, Kans., where four children were born to this union. Bill, of Lincoln, Alfred of Pomona, Kans.; Lawrence of Inavale, and one daughter, Viola Lantis of Omaha. His parents, one granddaughter, Carolyn Booton, preceded him in death. As a young man, Clyde became a member of the Christian church.
Clyde was well liked member of the community and has many friends who will miss his friendly disposition. In his younger life he participated in many civic and community affairs of Smith County. His occupation was farming and he loved hunting and fishing. In 1962 he moved to Franklin where he worked on construction before retiring in 1954.
Clyde and Gertie celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1965.
He leaves to mourn his wife, Gertie; his children, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Booton, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Booton, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Booton, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Lantis; six grandchildren; three great grandsons; other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held January 9, at the Hutchins Funeral Home. Rev. Norman Zimmerman was in charge of the service.
Pallbearers were Glenn Weber, Lavern Cole, Merle Beach, Keith Lantis, Harold Beach and Melvin Goings.
Music was furnished by Mrs. Harry Goodrich and Mrs. Norval McCaslin, accompanied by Mrs. Jake Huisman. Burial was in Greenwood Cemetery.
Stephen Douglas Booton (1860 - 1923)
Zadie Gertrude McClure Booton (1893 - 1971)*
William Douglas Booton (1917 - 1991)*
Lawrence Albert Booton (1923 - 2011)*
Created by: Jeannine (Booton) Hall
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
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