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Byron Ishmeal "Barney" Ootton
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1919
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 2004
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA

ROTAN -- Byron "Barney" Ishmeal Ootton, 85, died Saturday, June 26, 2004, in Big Spring. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, 2004, in Belvieu Cemetery with Brother Eric Ewrin officiating, under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.

Born February 8, 1919, in Bald Hill, OK, Byron was the son of Oscar and Genveal (Cotter) Ootton. Byron was a cook in the Army during WWII. He drove a wrecker for 25 years in Haskell and lived in Rotan since 1989. He loved everything to do outdoors including visiting his "Ponderosa" and rummaged for "junk."

Byron was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Jimmy Ootton.

He is survived by his "wiener dog," Judy; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Trois and Mary Ootton of Oklahoma and Junior and Jeanette Ootton of Graham; three daughters and one son-in-law, Denise and Tim Reed of Sweetwater, Bonnie McGinnis of Carnes City, TX and Kelley Payne of Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great grandchild on the way.

June 29, 2004
Abilene Reporter-News
Family links: 
  Oscar Otton (1892 - 1938)
  Geneva Lenore Cotter Otton (1892 - 1964)
Belvieu Cemetery
Fisher County
Texas, USA
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Originally Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Mar 10, 2011
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Byron Ishmeal Barney Ootton
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Gods Blessings for keeping our freedom.
- Linda
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