Angela M. Dutton, former WISD teacher and 35-year resident of Whitesboro, passed away Monday, February 21, following a long illness.
Mrs. Dutton was born in Norwich, England, and was the only child of George and Jean Seaton. Mr. Seaton, being a military man, moved his family all over the world and enrolled his only daughter in several boarding schools where she experienced a classical education. She met and married her husband, Loyd Dutton, a Whitesboro native, while working in Scotland, for an oil business. Angela and Loyd also traveled the world, living in many Middle Eastern and African countries, offering a variety of experiences for their two sons.
In 1987, the Dutton family returned to the United States and settled in Whitesboro. Their sons attended Whitesboro Schools and Texas A & M. Angela was a classroom teacher for the Whitesboro district for 22 years and was involved in several community organizations, such a Band Boosters, PEO Sisterhood, West Grayson Retired School Personnel Association,Boy Scouts, and the First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Dutton was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, eldest son, Allen Dutton, and sister-in-law, Doris Gorrell.
She is survived by son, Mark Dutton and wife, Heather, and 2 grandsons, Jack and Eli, two sisters-in -law, Wanda Dutton and Linda Cundiff (husband, Audie), and a brother-in -law, Lester Dutton, a host of nieces and nephews, as well as “special sons” Tony Garcia and Johnathan Smith.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, March 5, at 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church in Whitesboro. In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made to the First United Methodist Church, 122 So. Union Street, or Your Neighbor’s House, 201 So. Union, Whitesboro, Texas.
It was an honor knowing you. I will miss our conversations.
So sorry for your loss. Although I only met Angela once, she left a last impression on my husband and I. Her memory will live on forever. God Bless,
to the dutton family sorry for your loss. prayers go out to you.
Such a unique light in this world who guided so many. Love and miss you.
So sorry to hear of Angie’s passing. The family will be in my prayers.
Amazing person, friend, co-worker and educator. I am so pleased that you were a part of the WHS family. I am honored that I was afforded the opportunity of working with you all those years. Heaven will be a better place with you there. ❤️
Sorry to hear about Angela’s passing. She and Loyd were the BEST neighbors ever. I was blessed to know both of them.