Elvin Lee Barton

Elvin Lee Barton

KEITHVILLE, LA- Funeral services for Elvin Lee Barton, 92, will be held at 12 noon Friday, December 28, 2012 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. Officiating will be Chaplain Dana Casey. Interment will follow in Forest Park West Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the funeral home.

Elvin was born on May 30, 1920 in Alexandria, LA to Tom and Mattie Barton. He passed away on December 24, 2012 at his home after a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Keithville and owner-operator of a carpet cleaning service. He belonged to the Church of God.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and 1st wife, Loraine Barton; brothers, Garnie Barton and Hayden Barton; sister Bobbie Martin. He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Mary Jane Barton; daughters, Delores Bradshaw and Janell Brawley; step-children, Rodney Russell and Jeremy Russell; grandchildren, Renee Hackworth, Billy Mitchell, Steven Fatig, Stephanie Jeffers, Julie Hearne; 24 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Russell, Devon Russell, Steven Fattig, Billy Mitchell, Bob Jarvis, Steven Riley, David Jeffers and Michael Hearne.

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Published in Shreveport Times on Dec. 27, 2012