FRANCES DUTTON "Fran" (Age 89)
Of Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, MD passed away on July 21, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Wilmer C. "Bud" Dutton, Jr.; loving mother of Sherri (Lee) Earman of Rockville, MD, Jan (Bruce) Landsberg of Frederick, MD, Chris (Louise) Dutton of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Karen Burns of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and grandmother of Matthew Landsberg, Alex Dutton, the late Captain Neil Landsberg, Steven (Jennifer) Burns and Sam Burns; sister of Louise Sturdivant of Florence, SC; and a niece and nephew.
Fran will be remembered by special friends: Charolette Courtney, Rosemary Mason, Sue and Ron Fielding, Moya Atkinson, Martha Hitchens, Ruth Hanshaw, Heidi Medenica, Vanessa Roy, Kathleen Clancy, Enjoli Timmons and Cathy Rains.
During her professional career, Mrs. Dutton served for 11 years as Director of the Prince Georges County Department of Aging, Foster Grandparent Program, for which she received national recognition. She was an active volunteer in community programs including: Hospice, tutoring for the Literacy Council, Prince George's County Library, The Homebound program, the Upper Marlboro Food Bank, Trinity Episcopal Church, St. Thomas Episcopal Church and the Maryland Association of Disabled Police Officers
Mrs. Dutton was a lover of country, nature, the changing seasons, animals, gardening, children, poetry, and her birthplace, Charleston, SC.
A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Church of Christ at Manor Woods, 5300 Norbeck Road, Rockville, MD 20853.