Century-long Delta area resident Venice Bruton died Nov. 5, 2013, at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose. She was 102.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, at First Baptist Church in Delta. Burial will follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Venice B. Hallock was born on a farm in the Gunnison Valley April 1, 1911, to Marshall and Rosie (Woods) Hallock. Her family moved to a farm in the Tongue Creek Valley and then to a farm east of Read where she grew up.
She married Glenn Bruton Sept. 14, 1932, in Gunnison. The family lived in Delta.
She enjoyed the Lord, being a wife and mother and sharing stories of her childhood.
She was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church in Delta.
Mrs. Bruton is survived by her sons, Larry (Joanne) Bruton of Durango and Lowell Bruton of Delta; a daughter, Carolyn (John) Welch of Montrose; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; two brothers, Corvan Hallock and Eugene Hallock; and three sisters, Vernal Duncan, Vivian Morris and Marjorie Pulliam.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Delta.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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