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Anita Penton

Anita Penton
Memorial Candle
September 20, 1935 -- Monday, March 25, 2019
Visitation Information: Visitation is Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 4-7:00 p.m., at the Patton Funeral Home in Huntsville, MO.
Service Information: Services are Friday, March 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m., at the Huntsville First Christian Church, with burial in Clifton Hill Cemetery.
Contributions: Memorials may be made to the Huntsville First Christian Church, Clifton Hill Cemetery, or the American Heart Association.

Biography:

Anita Penton, 83, of Clifton Hill, MO, died Monday, March 25, 2019 at Landmark Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.  Anita was born September 20, 1935 in Huntsville, MO the daughter of Leslie Frank and Juanita (Burton) Palmer.  She married Roy Oliver Penton on January 26, 1954 in Moberly, MO.

 

Anita was a graduate of Huntsville High School, Class of 1953.  She attended Northeast State College (Truman).  Anita worked as a para professional for Westran School District for 32 years, retiring in 2008. In the 60's she was co-owner of the 4th Street Theater in Moberly.  She was a member of the Huntsville First Christian Church, served as a deacon and was active in the DWF group, a member of the Red Hat's, and the Clifton Hill Ladies Auxiliary.  Anita enjoyed exercising (Curves), traveling and going to Branson.

 

Anita is survived by her husband Oliver of the home, two sons Barry (Darla) Penton of Huntsville, Scott (Kimberly) Penton of Huntsville, a daughter Sondra (Karl) Hushaw of Roland, AK, a sister Brenda Boland Ancell (Steve) of Holt Summit, MO, sister-in-law Chris Palmer of Independence, MO, ten grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother Robert Palmer.

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