Jeanette Barton

Jellico, Tennessee

1929 - 2021 (Age 91)


Jellico, Tennessee


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Jeanette (Gatliff) Barton
Jeanette (Gatliff) Barton, age 91, of the Tannery Hollow community of Jellico, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 3, at her home.
She was born on Sept. 13, 1929 to the late Rev. James Henry Gatliff and Nan (McKiddy) Gatliff Croley in Whitley County, Kentucky.
She was the granddaughter of the late Milton Gatliff and Sarah G. (Osborne) Gatliff and the late James McKiddy and Sallie (Patterson) McKiddy.
She was a long-time member of Tannery Hollow Missionary Baptist Church.
She had been a member of the Jellico Chapter No. 215, Order of the Eastern Star since Feb. 3, 1955.
She was a wonderful homemaker, who kept everything in perfect order.
Additionally, she was also a great cook, who excelled at baking and making candy.
In addition to her parents and grandparents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Edward C. Barton; great-grandson, Fisher W. Barton; three sisters, Geneva (Gatliff) Freeman, Ruth (Gatliff) Riggs, and Thelma (Gatliff) Riggs; two brothers, Marshall Gatliff and Lawrence "Chubby" Gatliff; nieces and nephews, Tommy B. Freeman and Kay (Gatliff) Campbell; father-in-law and mother-in-law, George Barton and Matilda (Green) Barton; sister-in-law, Hazel (Barton) Hackler Jones; and brothers-in-law, Harold Barton, Olan Barton, Ted Barton and Truitt Barton.
She is survived by her son, Eddie W. Barton, and wife, Linda, of Jellico; grandson, Rev. E. Wayne Barton, II, and wife, Deana, of Jellico; granddaughters, Sara (Barton) Proffitt, and husband, Stuart, of Jellico and Susan (Barton) Anderson, and husband, Robert, of Williamsburg, Kentucky; great-grandchildren, Raeanne Barton, Grace Barton, Luke Barton, Logan Anderson and Jacob Anderson; and brother, Howard Gatliff.
She is also survived by nieces and nephews, Linda Mae (Freeman) Young, Joyce (Freeman) West, Eddie Riggs, Rhonda Sue (Gatliff) Locke, John W. Riggs, Jr., Glen A. Riggs, David A. Riggs, June E. (Gatliff) Smith, Charles Ray Gatliff, Amanda Gatliff, Becky (Gatliff) Carpenter, Patty (Gatliff) Begluitti, Kim (Gatliff) Miracle, Lawrence "Larry" Gatliff, Jr., Jamie (Gatliff) Ruxer, Jimmy Barton, and Frances (Barton) Lewis; special nieces, Sandee Barton and Janice Barton; special friends, Jeffrey Kidd and Teresa "Terri" Smith; numerous great-nieces and great-nephews, and a host of friends, neighbors and other relatives to mourn her passing.
Friends may call on Thursday evening, Jan. 7, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Cox & Son Funeral Home Chapel.
Graveside services and interment will follow on Friday morning, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. in Highland Park Cemetery, Davis Addition in Williamsburg, Kentucky with the Rev. Lester Cox and the Rev. E. Wayne Barton, II officiating.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to everyone at UT Hospice - especially Buffy, Clariss, Dawn, Jackie, and Ben, who provided excellent care over the past several months.
Cox & Son Funeral Home of Jellico is in charge of all arrangements.
LaFollette Press
January 7, 2021

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