Gladys Barton

BLUE SPRINGS – Gladys Barton, 91, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Tri-Lakes Medical Center in Batesville. She attended church at Bethel Methodist Church. She was retired from Deville Furniture Manufacturing Co. She enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, flower gardening and attending the Ecru Good Timers.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with the Rev. Robert Armstrong officiating. Burial was in the Pontotoc Memorial Gardens. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc was in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her son, Alton Barton (Charlotte) of Blue Springs; two sisters, Dot Hardin (Claude) of Pontotoc and Opal Roberts (Harvey) of Winter Haven, Fla.; four grandchildren, Penny Barton, Scott Barton, Chris Barton and Eric Barton; and four great-grandchildren, Aron Barton, Karye Barton, Ethan Earnest and Bradley Barton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifton and Mattie Lou Hardin Russell; and her husband, Erskine Barton.

Pallbearers were her grandsons.

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