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Evelyn (Thomas) Orton

Born: Sun., May 26, 1935
Died: Mon., Apr. 16, 2018


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 19, 2018
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Apr. 20, 2018
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Evelyn Thomas Orton, age 82, widow of Charlie Orton, passed away April 16, 2018 at the Medical Center at Albany.  She was born in Cumberland County, KY on May 26, 1935 to the late Robert Bazil and Nannie Belle Davis Thomas.  She was a member of Irish Bottom Christian Church.  A resident of the Irish Bottom community of Cumberland County, Evelyn was an avid gardener and enjoyed caring for those she loved.  In addition to her husband and parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by her brothers, James Thomas, John Thomas, Bobby Thomas, Billy Joe Thomas; her sisters, Geneva Ruff, Bonnie Melton, and Ava Appleby; and one great-grandchild Khaleesi Orton.

Survivors Include:
One Daughter- Diane Patton and her husband Bill of Berea, KY
Two Sons- Charles Orton and his wife Brenda Kay, and David Orton and his wife Brenda Lee all of Albany, KY
Six Grandchildren- Allison (Keith) Harrison, Kristin (Don) Breeden, Ocie (Ricky) Marcum, Anthony (Crystal) Orton, Matthew (Ellyce) Patton,  and John (Heather) Orton
14 Great Grandchildren- Hallie Harrison, Brooke Harrison, Logan Breeden, McKenzie Breeden, Ethan Breeden, Christian Marcum, Caleb Marcum, Calin Marcum, Makenzie Orton, Charlie Patton, Jaxon Orton, Tessa Orton, Braylee Orton, and Eli Orton
One Sister- Nancy Murphy of Burkesville, KY
Brothers-in-law- Glen (Joann) Orton of Cincinnati, OH and Bobby (Margaret) Orton of Lexington, KY
and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service:
Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Irish Bottom Cemetery.  Family requests visitation on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

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Glenn & Joann Orton
   Posted Wed April 18, 2018
Sorry for your loss. Evelyn was a dear friend and sister-in-law. With love to all her family, Glenn and Joann

Mary Barnes
   Posted Thu April 19, 2018
Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you, Diane, and your family at this sad time.