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Edna Inez Elliott Barton
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Birth: Jul. 2, 1917
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 2009
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA

SAN ANGELO - Edna Inez Elliott Barton of San Angelo passed away Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Nursing Facility at the age of 91. She was a member of Belmore Baptist Church. Edna was born to Ralph Bennett Elliott and Sarah Zimmerman Elliott July 2, 1917, on the Rollie White Ranch in McCullough County where the family lived and worked. She attended school in Brady and upon graduating entered college at Texas Women's University in Denton, where she earned a degree in Home Economics. She was the first grandchild in the family to attend college and receive a degree. She moved to Eola, Texas, to teach and met Early Barton, her husband of 68 years. They lived on the farm and raised three children. She taught Homemaking and through the years while raising the children also taught in the elementary grades. In 1964, the family moved to Sterling City, where Edna taught Homemaking. She retired in 1975 after 27 years of teaching. She is survived by her husband, Early; daughter Betty Schwiening and her husband, Curt of Roosevelt; son Bobby Barton and his wife, Gail of Dale; grandchildren Steve Barton and his wife, Beatrice of Odessa, Allison Mirike and her husband, David of Plano, Chris Barton and his wife, Kim of Las Vegas, and Elba Schwiening of San Antonio. She also had six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Edna was preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Barton; her parents; two sisters, Dorothy Elliott and Hazel Rivers; and one brother, Alton Elliott. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in the Robert Massie Funeral Home Riverside Chapel with Dr. Toby Irwin of Belmore Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Robert Massie Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Steve Barton, Chris Barton, Elba Schwiening, David Mirike, Jacob Luna and Mario Luna. The family wishes to extend sincere gratitude to the staff of Baptist Memorial Nursing Facility for their tender and loving care of Edna. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Baptist Memorial Hospice, 902 N. Main St.; San Angelo, Texas 76903 or the charity of your choice. Edna's obituary and guestbook may be viewed online at
Published in San Angelo Standard Times on 04/08/09 
Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens
San Angelo
Tom Green County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Apr 09, 2009
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