2010-05-27 / Obituaries

Esta M. Barton

Warfordsburg, 83

Esta Marie Barton, 83, Warfordsburg, died Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at Harrisburg Hospital.

Born January 23, 1927, in Plum Run, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Ephriam and Mary Brannon Everts and the widow of George C. Barton Sr., who died April 11, 1964, and whom she married February 18, 1947.

She was a graduate valedictorian of Needmore High School and received training in nursing in Hagerstown.

She retired as a cook from Southern Fulton School District after 20 years.

She was a member of Cedar Grove Christian Church.

Surviving are two daughters: Christena Weller, Needmore; Shirley Truax, State College; four sons: Nelson Barton and Timmy Barton, both of Needmore; Calvin Barton Jr. and Jimmy Barton, both of Warfordsburg; one sister, Whrelda Pittman, Chambersburg; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Wingert, and a brother, Thurman Everts.

Services were held Monday, May 24, at 11:00 a.m., at Cedar Grove Christian Church, Warfordsburg. Rev. Tim Close officiated. Burial was made in Akersville Cemetery, Crystal Spring.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

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