Col. Thomas Harry Barton, age 79, died December 24, 1960 at Eldorado, Arkansas.
He was born September 20, 1881, at Marlin, Texas, the son of Thomas Killebrew and Mary Estelle (Johnson) Barton.
He was the President of Lion Oil Company for 30 years. Colonel Barton was a leader in the south Arkansas oil industry and other Arkansas business, civic, and charitable interests.
He also was president of the Arkansas State Fair and Livestock Show.
He and Madeline Mary Latimer were married July 13, 1925. She survives him.
Burial is in Arlington Memorial Park in El Dorado, Arkansas.
Madeline Mary Larimer Barton
1883–1968 (m. 1925)
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