Obituaries

Evelyn Nadine Holton 1915 - 2009 Tonganoxie

Services for Evelyn Nadine Holton, 94, Tonganoxie, were Monday, Sept. 7, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Tonganoxie.
Burial followed in Sacred Heart Cemetery.
Mrs. Holton died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at her home.
She was born Aug. 16, 1915, in Basehor, the daughter of John Wesley and Mattie (Smith) Kenton. She worked as a teacher (including one-room schools) and a farm wife.
Mrs. Holton was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Tonganoxie, Sacred Heart Altar Society, Friendly Neighbors Unit, EHU, Tonganoxie Historical Society and was a 4-H leader.
She married Thomas Francis Holton on April 3, 1948, in Tonganoxie. He preceded her in death Oct. 21, 1996.
Survivors include three sons, Kevin T., Kerry M. and Terrence P. Holton, all of Tonganoxie; a daughter, Theola E. Mannell, Hays; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice or Tonganoxie Historical Society, care of Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086. For online condolence, go to quisenberryfh.com.