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Ruth E. Dorton

Ruth E. Dorton Ruth E. Dorton

Ruth Evelyn Dorton, 82, Elizabeth, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2008, at 3:15 a.m. at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born Jan. 16, 1926, in Elizabeth, she was the daughter of the late Beatrice McKinney and Roy Stewart.
She was a member of Depauw United Methodist Church in Elizabeth.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold F. Dorton Sr.
Survivors include five sons, Harold F. Jr., Charles R. and John M. Dorton, all of Elizabeth, Bruce S. Dorton of Paoli, and David Brian (Pete) Dorton of New Albany; seven siblings, Lucille Layer of Corydon, Dorothy Burnett of Powder Springs, Ga., Ronald and Gene Stewart and Geneva Weber, all of Elizabeth, David Stewart of Louisville and Carol Hook of New Albany; 11 grandchildren; and 10 great’grandchildren.
Funeral: Monday, Sept. 1, at Depauw United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Arrangements: Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

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