The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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March 23, 2014

Oran N. Calton

DAPHNE, Ala. — Oran Neil Calton, 59, beloved husband, father and brother, passed from this life March 14, 2014.

A native of Monett and Pierce City, he was preceded in death by his parents, Calvin Lee Calton and Vera Lea Hawkins Calton; his brother, James Bentley Calton, of Missouri; and his wife, Linda Hicks Calton, of Mobile, Ala.

He is survived by his wife, of 10 years, Jane Calton, of Daphne, Ala.; two sisters, Teresa Lee Calton, of Laplace, La.; and Ramona Lynn Malcom (John), of Diamond, Mo.; and three wonderful children, Aren Neil Calton, of Gulf Shores, Ala., Thomas Andrew Calton and Julea Rose Bruce, both of Daphne, Ala. Neil was a veteran and a man of great integrity and intelligence. He loved playing poker and old school video games and never met a stranger.

His humor, wit and heart will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

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