Virginia Barnes Carlton, 94, died March 14, 2013. She was born in Jackson, Ga., and lived in Okeechobee. She was a volunteer at Raulerson Hospital. Survivors include her daughters, Sally Ayers of Okeechobee and Carolyn Carlton Lowe of New Orleans, La.; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and her longtime companion, James E. Durrance of Okeechobee. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Stephen Carlton Jr.; son, Daniel Stephen Carlton III; and 12 siblings. Services: The family will receive friends from noon until service time at 2 p.m. March 18 in the Buxton-Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home Chapel, Okeechobee. Interment will follow in the Carlton family cemetery in Fort Pierce. A guest book is available at www.buxtonfuneralhome.com.
Published in the TC Palm on Mar. 16, 2013