BiographyJessie “Marie” Barton, 88, Springfield passed away Saturday, January 8, 2011 in St. John’s.
Marie was born December 12, 1922, to Elmer and Myrtal Fox. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Barton; her dear step-mother, Viola Fox; grandson, Dann Blades; brother, Ray Fox; step-sister, Dortha Gray; step-brother, Billy Andoe and her precious “Gypsy.”
She is survived by daughter, Sharon Wilson and husband Coad, of Springfield; granddaughter, Kandee Blades, of Kansas City, Kan.; grandson, Skip Blades and wife Tamra; great-grandson, Brenden; great-granddaughter, Elle, of Denver Colo.; four sisters, Clarabelle Kiethley, Ethelyn Short, Betty Richardson, Ruth Hemphill; and many nieces and nephews, all of the area.
Marie will also be missed by many, many friends.
Please join us for a memorial and celebration of her life on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at 1 p.m., in Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. No visitation is planned.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southwest Missouri Humane Society 3161 W. Norton Road, Springfield, MO 65803, or American Cancer Society 3322 S. Campbell, Suite P, Springfield, MO 65807.
January 15, 2011, 1:00 PM
Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home