From the Tulsa, Oklahoma World, October 28, 1997
Bruton -- Justin Carlton, 20, departed this world, October 24, 1997 in Kansas City, MO, the son of John and Brenda Bruton. Justin was born August 23, 1977 in Ft. Worth, TX. His family relocated to Tulsa when he was 5. Attended Jenks Schools. At the time of his death he was in his second year at the University of Missouri majoring in Journalism.

Justin C. Bruton Justin will always be remembered for his loving, gentle and kind nature. He will be especially missed by his most loyal supporter and best friend, his sister, Jennifer. Justin is survived by: his parents, John and Brenda Bruton; sister, Jennifer, all of the home; father, John Riley. Also survived by: grandparents, Don and Shirley Carlton and Maureen Carlton, all of Tulsa; his grandmother, Helen Barton of Dallas, TX and great-grandmother, Reba Carlton of Seminole, OK; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Justin will be greatly missed by all the people whose lives he touched. Funeral service 2 p.m., Tuesday, Boston Avenue Methodist Church Sanctuary. Interment to follow at Memorial Park. Moore's Rosewood Chapel, 774-1202.

[The only corrections we would make to this obituary is that Justin died in a rural area near De Soto, KS, not in Kansas City, MO, and that he may have died either very late on October 24 or very early in the morning of October 25]