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Kenton Britton

March 16, 1941 — January 20, 2017

Kenton O. Britton, 75, of Newton, formerly of Arkansas City, died Friday (January 20, 2017) at the Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice of Via Christi Regional Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

He was born on March 16, 1941 in Arkansas City, Kansas, the son of Guy Orwell and Angie Velma Bennett Britton. In 1944 they moved to Lamont, Oklahoma where they lived until 1952. The Britton’s then moved to the South Haven/Geuda Springs, Ks. area. Kenton graduated from Geuda Springs High School. He and his family moved into Arkansas City in 1962 where he attended Cowley County Jr. College.

Kenton loved to do woodwork, making several pieces of furniture for his family. For many years he did construction work, working with contractors to build several houses in the Arkansas City area. Including a home for his parents. Kenton had also worked at Skyline Mobile Homes.

The Britton’s were longtime members of the First Presbyterian Church in Arkansas City. Kenton moved to Newton in 2006.

Survivors include his sisters, Carolyn Adams, Janice Good and her husband John all of Newton, and Barbara Walker and her husband Charles of Tulsa, Okla.; niece Blakely Bunning and her husband Galen of Manhattan, Ks., and nephews Bradley Good and his wife Heather of Park City, Ks., Michael Walker and Jason Walker both of Tulsa; and great niece and nephews, Kagen, Addison, Reece, and Emilie Bunning all of Manhattan.

Graveside services and interment will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday (January 24, 2017) at the Hope Cemetery, southwest of Arkansas City, Ks.

Visitation with the family at the funeral home will be Monday evening between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.

A memorial has been established with the Asbury Park Good Samaritan Fund, contributions may be sent to Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton., Ks. 67114.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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