Angela Dawn Deaton was born the daughter of Janice (Mills) Bentley on December 23, 1971, in West Plains, Missouri, and departed this life November 29, 2014, at her home near Thayer, Missouri, at the age of 42 years.
Angela was united in marriage on May 13, 2004 at Eureka Springs, Arkansas to Bryan Ray Deaton.
She is survived by her husband, Bryan and their special little dog, Ellie of the home in Thayer, Missouri; her mother, Janice Bentley of Springfield, Missouri; her mother-in-law, Vercie Hirsch of Koshkonong, Missouri; one step brother, Mike Shipman of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; one step sister, Melanie Bethurem of Adrain, Missouri; three aunts, Hazel Estep and Helen Ramsey, both of West Plains, Missouri, and June Wyatt of Koshkonong, Missouri; one great aunt, Joyce Mills of Wichita, Kansas; special caregiver, Clayton Hollaway of Couch, Missouri; one niece, Kelsie Stewart of Springfield, Missouri; other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Herman and Pauline Mills; her paternal grandparents, Glen and Dorothy (Davis) Bentley; one step grandmother, Mary Bentley; two aunts, Georgia Reef and Rita Dougherty; one step daughter, Laken Haley Deaton; and her step father-in-law, Ronnie York.
Angela was a cosmetologist and also enjoyed floral design and crafts. She loved to go fishing with her husband, Bryan; shopping with her mom; family get togethers; and spending time with her church family and friends.
Angela will be remembered by family and friends for her love of life. She was an inspiration to all by the life she lived with her unconditional love, strong Christian faith, and great determination, even in the midst of her trials of life.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her, but never forgotten.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Missouri with Brother Richard Todd, Brother Clay Risner and Brother Joe Garrison officiating.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 2nd from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.
Burial will be in the Thayer Cemetery in Thayer, Missouri, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer.