Dolly Dean (Stalford) Deaton, 82, passed away on Dec. 1, 2018, at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.
Visitation with family present will be from 2 to5 p.m. on Sunday; funeral service at 1 p.m. on Monday, both at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home, El Dorado.  Burial will be in Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
Dolly was born on Oct. 20, 1936 in rural Edna, Kan., the daughter of Clarence and Eunice (Reedy) Stalford.  Dolly was  a 1954 graduate of Labette County High.  She was united in marriage to Raymond D. Deaton in 1959 in Miami, Okla.  Dolly worked for Skelly, Getty and Texaco Oil in El Dorado as a data processing technician, retiring in 1997 after more than 33 years of service.  She was a member of the Park Avenue Baptist Church.  Dolly’s pride and joy was her family.  She was a wonderful wife,  mother and grandmother.  
Her loving family includes: her husband Raymond of El Dorado; son, Steven (Darla) Deaton of El Dorado; daughter, Brenda (Frank) Powell of Wichita; grandchildren, Bethany (Sean) Patty, Christy (Ryan) Oliver, Derek (Emily) Deaton and Mallory (Tyler) Goodrich, all of El Dorado; her great grandchildren (her “babies”) Treyton, Taegen, Tucker, Truett, Tysten and Tannler Patty, Khloe, Hayden, Lily and River Oliver, Adrik and Heidi Deaton, Owen, Kaidence, Brett, Carson and Reece Goodrich, all of El Dorado; her brother Ray (Sharon) Stalford of Edna; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.  
She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson Nathan Lindsey; infant great grandson Kade Miller; sister Betty Gudde; and brother Don Stalford.
Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Dolly at www.carlsoncolonial.com.