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Deanna Gwynn Routh
1938 - 2017

Deanna Gwynn Routh, 79, passed away Saturday, Oct. 7, while visiting her daughter in Fort Morgan, CO.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Grace Church, with Pastor Kendall Graves officiating.

Graveside services will follow in the Holliday Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening in the chapel at the funeral home.

Deanna was born on July 18, 1938, in Wichita Falls, to Bert and Willie (Edmondson) Smith. She attended school in Valley View, Texas. She married John “Chink” Routh June 9, 1958, in Frederick, OK. She was member of Grace Church where she was very involved until the decline of her health. She worked as a caregiver at the MHMR facility in Iowa Park. She enjoyed watching the Gaither Homecoming Videos and working puzzle books.

She is preceded in death by her parents; one son, David Lovell; three brothers; and four sisters.

Survivors include her husband, Chink Routh of Iowa Park; sons, Randy Lovell of Holliday, Johnny Routh of Malvern, AR., and Steve Routh of Iowa Park; daughter, Mary Napier of Fort Morgan, CO.; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be made to Grace Church of Iowa Park.

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