AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Mrs. Dorothy W. Barton, 70, wife of the late Barney F. Barton, Sr., of River Ridge Drive, entered into rest Sunday, January 16, 2005 at University Hospital.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2005 in the chapel of Rowland Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Hyder and Rev. Raymond Eargle officiating. Interment was at the First Baptist Church of Beech Island Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Lawrence Allen Barnes, James Lester, John Golden, Billy Barton, Sam Barton and Barney Barton, Jr.
Mrs. Barton was a native of Lincoln County, and had lived in Augusta for the past 22 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Beech Island and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by a son Edward Dale Barton.
Survivors include three sons, Barney F. Barton, Jr., of Beech Island, Sam Barton of Gulf Breeze, FL, and William Henry Barton, II of Augusta; three daughters, Ellen Golden of North Augusta, Grace Lenore Barnes of Thomson, and Gwendolyn Lester of Augusta; her mother, Eloise Willingham of Beech Island; a brother, Allen "Rock" Willingham of Jackson; nine grandchildren, John M. McPherson, Grace Marie Barnes, Christy Lee Lariscey, Patrick Barton, Page Barton, Lisa Barton, Lori Barton, Dorothy Michelle Barton and Amy Lester; 16 great-grandchildren.
Rowland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.