Jeffrey Allen Orton


4 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 24
Gerth Funeral Chapel


The Family

{March 5, 1962 - Jan. 21, 2021}

Jeffrey Allen Orton, 58, of Memphis died Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his home.

He was born the son of Fred Roy and Mary Frances (Ransford) Orton on March 5, 1962 in Kirksville.

Jeff was a truck drive several years ago. He enjoyed cooking and baking. In his spare time he would shop antique stores, but his grandchildren were his pride and joy.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his children: Taylor (Sam) Thomas, Zach Orton, Preston Orton, Kaitlin (Justin) Anders, Hannah Orton and Jordan Orton; brother, Keith (Michelle) Orton; grandchildren: Carter Orton, Rosie Orton, Liam and Lincoln Anders, and Grayson, Gracelynn and Goldie Orton; a grand dog, Maggie; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers

    Comment by Kathy Elder on January 23, 2021 at 7:16 pm
  2. So very sorry your loss.

    Comment by Tina M Townsend on January 23, 2021 at 8:05 pm
  3. So sorry for your loss. The family is in my prayers. My God bring you comfort.

    Comment by Carol Dryden on January 23, 2021 at 9:04 pm
  4. Thought and prayers to your family.

    Comment by April Browning on January 24, 2021 at 7:11 am
  5. So sorry

    Comment by Carol McCabe on January 24, 2021 at 11:45 am
  6. I am so sorry for your loss.

    Comment by Deb Bradley on January 24, 2021 at 12:35 pm
  7. Sorry for your loss.
    Jeff was truly one of a kind!
    May you find comfort in this difficult time.

    Comment by Robert Clow on January 24, 2021 at 12:43 pm
  8. I loved his laugh, and we sure laughed!
    Jeff-ro will be missed by many.
    Blessings and comfort to family now and always.

    Comment by Donna H. Craig on January 24, 2021 at 3:05 pm
  9. Deepest sympathy to the family. Always enjoyed talking to Jeff when he came to the elementary school when his children were young.

    Comment by Rhonda McBee on January 24, 2021 at 4:56 pm

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