|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1877|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 1949|
Erb Benjamin Barton, 72, lifelong resident of the Sardis Community, died at his home Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1949, after a long illness. Funeral services were conducted Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at the Sardis Baptist Church with Rev. Henry Keys and Rev. F. M. Shows officiating. Burial was in the Old Sardis [Brown] Cemetery with Rev. Alwin Stokes and Rev. Mitchell and the Masonic organization in charge.
Mr. Barton was a member of the Sardis Baptist Church and the local Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Shelton Barton, who he married 52 years ago; six daughters, Mrs. Irene Hughes and Mrs. A. G. [sic H. E.] Simmons, Shreveport; Mrs. L. E. Donohoe and Mrs. A. C. Russ of Winnfield; Mrs. John A. Brady, Monroe; and Mrs. J. W. Gore, Houston; and three sons, Oscar Barton, Olla; Frank and E. B. Barton, Jr., Winnfield.
He also leaves one brother, Charlie Barton, Winnfield; three sisters, Mrs. Ruby Tidwell, Georgetown; Mrs. Vashti Collins, Atlanta; and Mrs. Mimi Ray, Winnfield; 22 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, September 15, 1949
Benjamin Franklin Barton (1854 - 1934)
Parlee Porter Barton (1849 - 1937)
Mary Elizabeth Shelton Barton (1881 - 1966)
Irene Barton Hughes (1898 - 1998)*
Oscar Barton (1901 - 1956)*
Ophelia Barton Simmons (1903 - 1992)*
Majel Barton Donohoe (1907 - 1970)*
James Frank Barton (1909 - 1979)*
Ella Mae Barton Russ (1912 - 2002)*
E. B. Barton (1914 - 1980)*
Ruth Marie Barton Brady (1918 - 1976)*
Erb Benjamin Barton (1877 - 1949)
Vashti Isabelle Barton Collins (1879 - 1974)*
Pinola Paralee Barton Collins (1881 - 1943)*
Jemima Barton Ray (1884 - 1954)*
Charlie B. Barton (1886 - 1970)*
Ruby E Barton Tidwell (1888 - 1980)*
George Werly Barton (1892 - 1929)*
Maintained by: Sandi Atkinson
Originally Created by: Ron Manley
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
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