August 2, 2013

Dorothy Lucille Barton

— Mrs. Dorothy Lucille Barton, 88, of Dalton, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Thursday morning, Aug. 1, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving daughters.

Dorothy was born March 4, 1925, in Ellijay, a daughter of the late Solomon Pink and Martha Rebecca Smith Sumner. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, James Doyle Barton, on Aug. 24, 2005.  

She was retired from World Carpet.

She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Jan Hodnett, Wanda and James Ledford; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; her loving companions and bodyguards, Lil Bit and Pearlene; special friends, Leslie and Judy Bates, Jo Cox; special thanks to the family of Jeremy Bates; several nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services were Friday, Aug. 2, at United Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Drive, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.