Verona Jean Dutton, 86, Louisville, KY, died Saturday, March 2, 2019. Verona was born June 26, 1932, to the late Eugene and Lacie Hardesty Birch in Sparks Hill, IL. Verona was an active member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Cave-In-Rock, and Cave-In-Rock United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School. More recently, she was a member of the Winsome Sunday School Class at Hurstbourne Baptist Church in Louisville, KY.
Verona is survived by her daughter
Lynn Milligan (Wayne); granddaughters, Alison Milligan Howard (Kevin) and Ashley Milligan; great-grandsons, Christian and Cameron Howard, all of Louisville; brother Roy Birch of Decatur, IL; sisters-in-law, Ruth Riley of Eldorado, IL, and Veldene Jerrels of Cave-In-Rock, IL; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Hansel Dutton; and siblings, Charlie, Bill, Wilma, JoAnn, and Bonnie.
Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Hardin County Funeral Service (Cox Chapel), Rosiclare, IL. The funeral will follow at 1 p.m. and will be officiated by Rev. Stan Pennell. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Cave-In-Rock.
Memorial donations may be made to The Gideons International.