Doris A. Barron
Died: January 3, 2021
ARDEN, North Carolina – Doris Ann Barron, 94, of Arden, NC, formerly of Sterling, IL, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021.
She and her husband, Lawrence J. Barron, an educator at Challand Middle School, business owner and artist, raised their family in Sterling before moving to Florida in 1971.They were faithful members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
Doris is survived by eight children, DeeAnn (Paul) Morehead of Dawsonville GA, Lance Barron & Kara (Bob) Turner of Arden NC, Lawrence Barron Jr of Arden, NC, who was a loving and patient caregiver to his mother for the past 11 years, Elizabeth Barron and Melanie (Rick) Johnson of Clearwater FL, Lee Barron of St. Petersburg, FL, and Len Barron of Largo FL; many extended family members; and 22 grandchildren and spouses, 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; two sons, Lane and Linus Barron; and great-granddaughter, Chelsea Harris; and numerous extended family members.
She was an accomplished artist and a devoted Catholic, mother and wife, and an integral part of her families' lives.
Her last resting place will be at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Clearwater, FL, with services at Light of Christ Catholic Church planned for later in the year.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family, and memorial cards and contributions directed to Lawrence Barron Jr. or Kara Turner.
Published in Sauk Valley News on Jan. 9, 2021.