Obituary - Gerald Dutton


Memorial services for Gerald Dutton, 71 of Conroe will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 23, 2004 in the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Taylor officiating. Visitation will be held, 6 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 22, 2004 at Cashner Funeral Home. Mr. Dutton was born July 30, 1932 in Burkburnett, Texas and passed away March 19, 2004 in Conroe, Texas. He was a Mason and Shriner, District Commissioner for the Boys Scouts for 49 years, Member of the First United Methodist Church and Beacon Sunday School Class, Coach of the American Legion Girls Softball and Boys Baseball Teams, member of the Good Sams Camping club, Meandering Methodist Club and National Camping Methodist Club. He was employed by Phillips Petroleum for 31 years. He played football and graduated from East New Mexico University. He served his country in the U.S. Army, during the Korean War. He is preceded in death by his brothers: Orin, Derald and Olan Dutton and a sister, Ola Watson. Survivors include his wife: Betty, of Conroe; daughters, Gerry Rice and husband Roger of Katy, Jayne Seabrook and husband Trey of Allen, Kara Poovey and husband Joe of Nevada, Texas; son, Kyle Dutton of Conroe; sister, Estherline Adams of Portales, N.M.; grandchildren, Jennifer Bailey, Jessica Seabrook, Kasey Poovey, Erica Seabrook, Corrie Poovey, Makayla Seabrook, Nathan Rice, Brandon Rice, Joe Poovey, Joshua Dutton, Travis Rice, Jason Rice and Trevor Seabrook; great-grandchildren, Grayson Bailey, Zaine Rice and numerous other relatives and friends all survive. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the building fund of the First United Methodist Church of Conroe, 4308 W. Davis Street, Conroe, TX 77304. You may leave a written tribute to the family on our website at: www.cashnerfunerals.com. [Cashner Funeral Home & Cemeteries, (936) 756-2126 March 21, 2004]