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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Adna Mae Dalton, 85, a resident of Fort Scott, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at her home. She was born March 18, 1926, in Uniontown, Kan., the daughter of Earl Swink and Neoma Ruth Treadway Swink.

She married Glenn W. Dalton on Nov. 20, 1945, in Fort Scott, Kan. He preceded her in death on March 8, 2002.

She graduated from Uniontown High School. Adna worked at Key Industries, then Erie Neosho Creamery. After 30 years, she retired from the Western Insurance Company and Bank of America as Stat IBM Operator.

Her hobbies include sewing, crocheting, working in the yard and gardening. She was a member of the Uniontown United Methodist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Diane Vanatta and husband Melvin, Galena, Kan., and Joyce Elaine Carder and husband Tom, Kearney, Mo. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Stacy Hollingsworth, Kevin Vanatta, Tiffany Vanatta, Brian Simpson, Brandon Simpson and Niki Larrea; and 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Edward and John Swink, and three sisters, Louella Miller, Emogene Jaquay, Betty Sexton and a son-in-law, Melvin Simpson.

Friends may call at the Cheney Witt Chapel this Tuesday and Wednesday prior to cremation on Thursday. Private family burial will be held in the Woods Cemetery at Redfield, Kan.

Memorials are suggested to the Uniontown United Methodist Church and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com