Laura Edwina <I>Smith</I> Barton

Laura Edwina Smith Barton

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Death 19 Feb 2003 (aged 92–93)
Burial D'Iberville, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 77067735 · View Source
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BILOXI --- Laura Edwina Smith Barton, 92, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2003 in Biloxi.
Edwina was born in Pearl River County, and moved to Biloxi in 1932. She was Protestant and belonged to the First United Methodist Church in Biloxi. Edwina was a homemaker; she spent her entire life taking care of her family. She was a devoted wife and Mother who always put the needs of her children first. She always had time for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many friends and delighted in having them stop in and have a cup of coffee at her kitchen table. She was affectionately known as the "Command Post", as she knew where each and everyone of her family was on any given day. She will be sadly missed by all of those who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel P. Smith and Mary E. Lumpkin; her husbands, Millard Hickman and Ramsey Barton; her daughters, Jeraldine Guillion and Mary Leon Graves; and a grandson, Robert Thompson, Jr.
Loved ones she left behind include two daughters, Connie V. and husband Edward Mullen, Margaret Jackie and husband Lee Slater; two sons Hewitt P. Barton and James A. Barton, and his wife, Doris; and a grandson that she raised Robert H. "Bobby" Jordan, and his wife Jeanette, all of Biloxi. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. today at Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Homes in Biloxi. Burial will be in Swetman Memorial Cemetery.
Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Homes in Biloxi is in charge of arrangements.
Published February 22, 2003 The Sun Herald


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 77067735
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Laura Edwina Smith Barton (1910–19 Feb 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77067735, citing Swetman Cemetery, D'Iberville, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .