DEATHS: Leroy Britton, 59

Leroy E. Britton, 59, retired oil field worker and welder, died March 23 in El Dorado.

An inurnment service was held March 28 at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence.

He was born Aug. 3, 1940, to Howard Eugene and Josephine Isabell (Seeney) Britton in Newton.

Survivors include four sons, John of Missouri, Don of Amarillo, Texas, Mike of Oklahoma City and Shannon of Nicoma Park, Colo.; three daughters, Verna Grosse of El Dorado, Leah Schmidt of Marion and Ina of Marion; a brother, David of Omaha, Neb.; three sisters, Linda of Florence, Janie Munsy of Amagorda, N.M., and Nelta Harder of Emporia; and five grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established for Marion County Home Health.

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