Blanche Rachel Barton
Panama City Beach - Blanche Rachel Barton
Blanche Rachel Barton, 92, of Panama City Beach, FL passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020. She was born in Columbia, South Carolina. She worked as an Accountant for Life of Georgia Insurance Company. Blanche loved gardening, the beach and rescuing animals. She volunteered for Meals on Wheels and the Food Pantry and was a member of the Sunshine Club of Panama City Beach. She also was a very active member of Gulf View United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, John Thomas Bittner Sr. and Maude Frances Bittner; two sons, John Benjamin Barton, Harry Thomas Barton; one brother, John Bittner Jr.; one sister, Clara Williams. She is survived by one daughter, Mary Patricia Schlaepfer (Chris Brewsaugh); one daughter-in-law, Gayle Barton; two grandchildren, Shannon Munrea Bates, Jeremy Robert Barton; six great grandchildren, Shay Parker, Timothy Bates, Maddison Christy, Hailey Bates, Zoey Barton and Brie Barton. Memorial services will be held on Sept 20, 2020 at 2 pm with visitation from 1-2 pm at the Gulf View United Methodist Church located at 245 Wisteria Lane, Panama City Beach, FL 32413 with Rev. John Woodrow officiating. Masks and social distancing will be mandatory.
Wilson Funeral Home
Published in Panama City News Herald from Sep. 15 to Sep. 16, 2020.