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Joseph Lorenzo "Ren" Barton
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1919
Tropic
Garfield County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 2006
Highland
Utah County
Utah, USA

Obituary:

Joseph Lorenzo Barton

Joseph Lorenzo Barton "Together Again" Joseph Lorenzo Barton, our loving Father, Grandpa and beloved Grandpa Great, returned to the loving arms of his beautiful wife Lola Owens Barton, three days before his 87th birthday on March 21, 2006 in Highland, Utah. He was surrounded by many members of his large family as he left this earthly life. Joseph was born March 24, 1919 in Tropic, Utah. He was the third child and first son born in a family of 11 children, to Leo Lorenzo Barton and Karma Johnson Barton. He married his eternal sweetheart, Lola Owens in the St. George Temple on November 1, 1939. His life has been full of service and love to his family, extended family and many friends throughout the years. He and Lola served three missions together in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Nauvoo, Illinois and Bristol, England. He learned at a young age to work hard and became a skilled carpenter. He loved to sing, play the guitar and trumpet, and dance. He continually used these talents to bless the lives of many. He will be remembered for his cheerful whistle, beautiful smile and unselfish nature. He is survived by his five sons and five daughters: Joseph G. (Carolyn) Barton, Albany, Oregon; E. Kay (Carol) Barton, American Fork, Utah; Roma (Richard) Gilmore, Highland, Utah (New Zealand Missionaries); Janet (Jan T.) Bennett, Henderson, Nevada; Shirley (Larry) Gibson, Highland, Utah; Jack (Vickie) Barton, Henderson, Nevada; Neal (Tammy) Barton, Panguitch, Utah; Richard (Corinne) Barton, Highland, Utah; Joyce Bennett, Panguitch, Utah; Betty (Kimball) Wirig, Highland, Utah. He has 49 grandchildren, and 100 great-grandchildren. His greatest joy was being surrounded by these little ones, a baby in each arm while singing softly to them. Also survived by sisters: Delilah Heaton, Alton, Utah; Sylvia Kirkland, Washington, Utah; Mary Dawn (Norman) Cox, St. George, Utah; and brothers: June (Margaret Ann) Barton, St. George, Utah; Jay (Shirley) Barton, Snow Canyon, Utah; Karl (Carol) Barton, St. George, Utah; Bill (Lali) Young, Logandale, Nevada. Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Lola, his parents, Leo and Karma and his brother, Garth; sisters: Delna Kenworthy and Elsa Riding. Funeral services, "A CELEBRATION OF HIS LIFE" will be on his 87th birthday, Friday, March 24, 2006, 11:00 a.m. in the Highland 10th Ward Chapel, 6400 West 11000 North, Highland, Utah. A viewing will be held prior to the funeral from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. A viewing will also be held Thursday night from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Anderson and Sons Mortuary, 49 East 100 North, American Fork, Utah. Interment will be Saturday, March 25, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. .in the Panguitch City Cemetery.
Published in the Deseret News on 3/23/2006.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo Lorenzo Barton (1895 - 1976)
  Karma Johnson Barton (1896 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Lola Owens Barton (1921 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Shirley Barton Gibson (1948 - 2017)*
 
 Siblings:
  Delila Barton Heaton (1916 - 2011)*
  Delna Barton Kenworthy (1917 - 1991)*
  Joseph Lorenzo Barton (1919 - 2006)
  Elsa Barton Riding (1920 - 1996)*
  Cloyd Garth Barton (1921 - 1990)*
  Sylvia Barton Kirkland (1925 - 2015)*
  Karl Gordon Barton (1929 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Panguitch City Cemetery
Panguitch
Garfield County
Utah, USA
Plot: Section 11
 
Created by: Sandra Smith (Barton) Gw...
Record added: Mar 29, 2009
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Joseph Lorenzo Ren Barton
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Joseph Lorenzo Ren Barton
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