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Phyllis Dutton

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Phyllis Dutton Obituary

MORTON - Phyllis J. Dutton, 84, of Morton passed away at 4:50 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

She was born Sept. 27, 1928, in Washburn, Ill., to Harry and Mattie (Schneider) Robbins. She married Theodore Adams on June 22, 1952, in Washburn. She later married James Dutton on April 21, 1981, in Western Springs, Ill. He preceded her in death on Dec. 2, 2005.

Surviving are one daughter, Marcia (Ed) Chron of Sunnyvale, Calif.; one son, Mark (Diane) Adams of Cave Creek, Ariz.; three grandchildren, Amanda Chron, Collin and Griffin Adams; and one brother, Melvin (Rose) Robbins of Morton.

Phyllis was an elementary school teacher for more than 20 years. She taught first and second grades in various schools, retiring in 1993 from the Brookfield, Ill., school district.

She was a member of the PEO, Retired Teachers Association, Christian Women and Community United Church of Christ in Morton.

The family appreciates the special care and kindness that was given to their mother while she resided at Apostolic Christian Restmor.

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, with Rev. Paul Kirker officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Stewart-Harmony Cemetery in Metamora.

Memorials may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.knappjohnson.com.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Sept. 28, 2013
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