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Billie E. Orton 1939 – 2021

Written by on October 1, 2021

There will be an open visitation to honor the life of Billie Orton on Friday, 10/8 at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.

Visitation is scheduled from 12 to 8 pm Friday where the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 that evening.

Condolences may also be shared with the Orton family by logging onto Payne’s website at if your not feeling well.

At the conclusion of the visitation to honor his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded, and a private inurnment will be held at a later date.

Billie Passed away Friday evening, 10/1, at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City.

Survivors include Terry Jones: his significant other, father of four children: Gary (Betty) Orton, Larry Orton; Billie Jo (Chris) Childress, and Bobbie Jo (Steve) Anderson; 10 Grandchildren: Brandon (Amanda) Orton, Christel (Daryl) Chenault, Sheena (Chris) Nichols, Larry Orton Jr. (Andrea), Rayleen Orton-Eicher, Zach (Megan) Anderson, Elani Anderson, Kala Mae Childress (Logan Siebel),  Kara Jo (Wade) Vitale, and Kyle Childress (Olivia Harris);  28 great grandchildren and another on the way;  2 great-great granddaughters, along with other relatives and many friends.

Memorials are suggested to the Lawn Ridge Cemetery Association in care of the Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, Missouri 63555.

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.