Dorothy LaVerne Anderton

Dorothy LaVerne Anderton, affectionately known as “Grandma Dot” to so many, passed away, Friday, November 11, 2011 of natural causes. Dorothy LaVerne (Shepard) Anderton was born Friday, May 31, 1929 in Hamlin, TX to Ray and Martha (Gray) Shepard. She was a loving wife, mother, friend and homemaker where she resided in Yukon, OK prior to her death at age 82.She is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Robert Hardin; and her second husband, Jerry Anderton.Survivors include two sons, Jim Hardin and wife Carrie of Dubois, WY and Gary Hardin and wife Linda of Katy, TX; two daughters, Jerrie Lynn Barron and husband Jerry of Katy, TX and Roxy Castner and husband James of Yukon, OK; eleven grandchildren. Brian, Shawn, Camille, Chad, Wes, Christy, Joel, Briana, Brittany, John and Blake; fifteen great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM, Friday, November 18, 2011 at Brown Chapel in Fritch, TX. Burial will follow at Stinnett Cemetery, Stinnett, TX.Mrs. Anderton will lie in state at Brown Chapel in Fritch, TX on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 8:00AM to 8:00PM.The family will be staying at the Mack home located at 950 Robey, Fritch, TX. The phone number is 806-857-3367.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: “He Who Overcomes”, PO Box 99, Water Valley, TX 76958.Send personal condolences to