Heroes of World Missions

Lorraine Alton

Lorraine Alton

February 6, 2023

Lorraine Alton, 94, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, January 31, 2023 in a local health care facility. Mrs. Alton was born in Birmingham, Alabama and she was the daughter of the late Ola Mae Eaves White and Mildra White. Her husband of 61 years, Reverend William D. Alton and her brother, Harry White, also preceded her in death.

Along with her husband, they served as Missionaries for more than 50 years to many countries. She was blessed with the gift of hospitality and enjoyed cooking and housekeeping, considering everyone with whom she associated as part of her family. She enjoyed crafts, especially crocheting and loved teaching others to craft. Watching and feeding the birds in her backyard was a favorite pastime. Mrs. Alton was bilingual, English and Spanish, and she also served as a translator. She enjoyed taking care of babies and children, and she would also volunteer at the Caring Place. Mrs. Alton was a member of the Westmore Church of God.

Survivors include her daughter, Christine “Chris” Winterling (George), Stuart, Florida, grandchildren, Cassie Quinones (Jorge), Miami, Florida, Trevor Drushal (Jani), North Palm Beach, Florida, great grandchildren, Jared, Jaylin, Janelle Quinones, Aidan and Lily Drushal and extended family and friends.