Originally created 02/12/99

Mr. William Barton



Mr. William Lewis Barton, 86, of 1608 Jonathan Court, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at St. Joseph Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Silvercrest Baptist Church with the Revs. Richard Phillips and James Bland officiating. Burial will be in Screven County Cemetery, Sylvania.

Mr. Barton, a native of Burke County, had retired from Gracewood State School and Hospital. He was a member of Silvercrest Baptist Church, where he was a member of Senior Citizens Sunday School Class.

Survivors include his wife, Lula Belle Barton; two sons, Jimmy L. Barton, Belvedere, S.C., and Hinton Barton, Jackson, S.C.; a daughter, Peggie Anderson, North Augusta; and 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be grandchildren.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Senior Citizens Sunday School Class.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Poteet Funeral Home, Peach Orchard Road.