John Dalton

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

John W. Dalton, 96, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo.

He was born Oct. 9, 1910, in Jackson, son of Henry and Anne Taylor Dalton.

Dalton was the former owner of Dalton Florist in Jackson. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Scottish Rite, Shrine Club, and was a 32nd Degree Mason.

Survivors include a son, Jim Dalton of Chesterfield; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie; a son, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to service time Thursday at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson.

The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the church. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.

Stygar Florissant Chapel in Florissant, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.