Charlene Barton

Charlene Barton, age 76, of Statham, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013.

Born to the late Charles Richard and Arthur Mae Holliday House, she was a member of Midway Christian Church for 30 years. Mrs. Barton enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens, canning food, and cooking. She also enjoyed watching sports, especially the Braves, and listening to gospel music. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Dorothy Payne, Jane Wages, Clara Dunson, and brothers, Harry and Larry House.

Survivors include: her husband of 57 years, Earl Barton of Statham; sons and daughter-in-law, Phil Barton of Statham, Mark and Olga Barton of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Christina, Hristos, and Josh, Stephen, Paige, and Bradley Barton; sister, Edna Chancey of Palm Bay, FL; and brother, James "Willie" House of Statham.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 30 at Midway Christian Church in Winder. The funeral service will be at 4 p.m. Friday, May 31 at Midway Christian Church with Pastor John Burchfield and Pastor George Secrist officiating. The burial will follow the service at Barrow Memorial Gardens.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the .

Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Smith Memory Chapel
755 Atlanta Highway Se Winder, GA 30680
(770) 867-4553

Published in BarrowCountyNews from May 30 to June 29, 2013