|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1914|
|Death: ||Jan. 31, 2009|
Mrs. Ruby B. Barton, age 94, passed away at her home on Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 7:10 a.m.
Ruby was born on October 11, 1914 in Wortham, TX to Rex H. Benton and Cora Twichell Benton.
She graduated from Carbon High School in 1931, at the age of 16.
Ruby was a member of the Harmony Heights Baptist Church of Joplin for 40 years.
She worked as a secretary for 20 years for a construction company and also 20 years as a medical secretary. She retired in 1984 from the Missouri Crippled Children's Service, at the age of 70.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Barton, in 1973 and her brother, Clyde Benton of Eastland, TX.
Survivors include her son, Dr. Ronald R. Barton and wife Sharon of Webb City; a granddaughter, Jennifer Starchman and husband Travis of Webb City and a grandson, Bradley Barton of Joplin and great grandchildren Trenton and Kylie Starchman, who were the joy of Ruby's life.
Graveside Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at the Mt. Hope Cemetery, with the Rev. Charlie Burnett officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Simpson Funeral Home in Webb City.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Harmony Heights Baptist Church of Joplin or the Webb City First Baptist Church Building Fund.
Ronald Rex Barton (1937 - 2012)*
Mount Hope Cemetery
Created by: Betty
Record added: Feb 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33439712