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William Thomas Barton
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Birth: May 9, 1918
Death: Jul. 28, 2009
Franklin Parish
Louisiana, USA

Funeral services for William Thomas Barton, 91, of Gilbert, were held at Turkey Creek Baptist Church on Thursday, July 30, 2009 with Bro. Dale Goodman and Bro. Virgil Harris officiating.

Interment followed at Oakley Cemetery under the direction of Young's Community Memorial Funeral Home in Winnsboro.

Mr. Barton was born May 9, 1918 and passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2009 at Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro. He was a resident of Gilbert, an iron worker, and a member of the First Baptist Church of Gilbert. He loved to play the guitar and enjoyed using his talent by playing at the Turkey Creek Baptist Church.
He served in the US Army during WWII.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Mary (Blackwell) Barton; father, John Early Barton; mother, Anna (Collins) Barton; three brothers: Morgan Barton, Elmer Barton, and Johnnie Barton; two sisters: Iva Flowers and Ida McLaughlin.

Survivors include three sons: Don Barton and wife Dannie Sue; Danny Joe Barton and wife Wanda, all of Gilbert; Thomas Dale Barton and wife Candy of Jena. He was also survived by nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Pallbearers were grandsons: Leslie Michael McCoy, Brad Barton, Travis Barton, Tuson Barton, Jarrett Barton, and great-grandson, Jordon Barton.

Honorary Pallbearer was grandson, Jason Barton.

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The Franklin Sun Winnsboro, LA August 5, 2009 
Family links: 
  John Early Barton (1882 - 1971)
  Anna Bell Collins Barton (1876 - 1960)
  Mary Alice Blackwell Barton (1924 - 2009)
  Clarence Morgan Barton (1906 - 1982)*
  Elmer Lewis Barton (1908 - 1978)*
  Iva Bell Barton Flowers (1910 - 1995)*
  Ida May Barton McLaughlin (1910 - 2006)*
  Johnnie Barton (1914 - 1990)*
  William Thomas Barton (1918 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Oakley Cemetery
Franklin Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Glenda Warner Boyd
Record added: Aug 12, 2009
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William Thomas Barton
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William Thomas Barton
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William Thomas Barton
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- Glenda Warner Boyd
 Added: Aug. 12, 2009

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