Joann <I>Howard</I> Orton


Joann Howard Orton

Huntington, Emery County, Utah, USA
Death 1 Dec 2001 (aged 59)
Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, USA
Burial Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 25655381 View Source
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JoAnn Howard Orton, age 59, passed away at her home on December 1, 2001 in Panguitch, Utah.

JoAnn was born September 24, 1942 in Huntington, Utah to Byron Allan and Opal Adams Howard. She married Brent Orton on October 20, 1966 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

JoAnn grew up in Huntington, where she was raised by her grandmother, Nida Howard. She attended the College of Southern Utah where she obtained a Secretary Associate degree. She worked as a dispatcher for the Garfield County Sheriffs Department for 13 years. She most recently was employed at the Best Western New Western Motel in Panguitch.

JoAnn loved her family and especially enjoyed her grandchildren. She turned to them to help fill the void she felt after losing her son Lawrence and daughter Susan. She quilted beautifully and was an avid reader. JoAnn enjoyed being a friend and talking on the phone. Many were treated to her homemade hot mustard.

She is survived by her husband, Brent; son, Jason (Annette) Orton, of Panguitch; daughter, Nida (David) Blair, Littleton, Colorado; grandchildren, Tawnya and Tasha Hasse, Kesley McCallum and Jantzen, Kapri and Kyan Orton; brothers, Jimmy Lee Garland, Bobby Howard, twin brother John Howard; and special friend, Carolyn Crofts. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and children, Lawrence and Susan.

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  • Maintained by: Tracy
  • Originally Created by: Donna Osborn
  • Added: 31 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25655381
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joann Howard Orton (24 Sep 1942–1 Dec 2001), Find a Grave Memorial ID 25655381, citing Panguitch City Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Tracy (contributor 47382881) .