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 Bennie Lou <I>Davis</I> Dutton

Bennie Lou Davis Dutton

Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 85)
Burial Littlefield, Lamb County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 62719998 · View Source
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Family and friends of Bennie Lou Dutton will gather to celebrate her life of 85 years at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at Lakeridge United Methodist Church. A committal service will follow later that day at 2 p.m. at Littlefield Memorial Park. Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers will host a gathering of family and friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today, Dec. 10, at the funeral home. Mrs. Dutton died on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010.

Bennie Lou was born to Ben and Bessie Davis on Aug. 10, 1925, in Vernon, Texas. She graduated from Amherst High School in May of 1943. While attending West Texas State College in Canyon, Texas, she left to marry Melvyn Dutton on Sept. 25, 1943. They moved to San Francisco, where her husband was serving in the U. S. Navy during WWII.

Following the war, Bennie and her spouse returned to her family's farm near Amherst, Texas. They lived and worked on the farm until they moved to Littlefield in 1963. Bennie and Melvyn moved to Petersburg in 1993, where they enjoyed their retirement. Mr. Dutton died on Feb. 10, 2001.

Survivors include her daughters, Annette Myrick and spouse David of Austin, Texas, and Deborah Tompkins and spouse James of Andrews, Texas.; grandchildren, Kimberly Berkey and spouse Marc, Lori McFarland and spouse Ed, Clare Abulgubein and spouse Khamis, Chad Tompkins and spouse Laura, Leah Nelson and spouse Tim, and Nathan Tompkins and spouse Crystal; and 12 great-grandchildren.




  • Created by: Carolyn Mackey-Byrum
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719998
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bennie Lou Davis Dutton (10 Aug 1925–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719998, citing Littlefield Memorial Park, Littlefield, Lamb County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Mackey-Byrum (contributor 47126238) .