Dies At Age 83
Ulyssus Samuel Barton, a retired farmer, died at 2:30 a.m. today at his home
north of Waltonville. He was 83 years of age. Funeral services will be held at
2 p.m. Thursday at Lone Prairie Christian Church. The Rev. Mr. Weatherford
of Dahlgren will conduct the services, and burial will be in the Mt. Vernon Memorial
Gardens. The body will be taken from the Fry Funeral Home to the family home
north of Waltonville at 2 p.m. Wednesday where it will lie in state until the funeral hour.
Mr. Barton was born January 7, 1873, in Warren county, Ky. He was married
July 11, 1905, in Carmi to Zadie Wilder, who survives. He was a member of the Little
Wabash Primitive Baptist Church. Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, Norbert of
Marissa and Cyril of Waltonville; two daughters, Mrs. Nola Lenington of Bluford and
Mrs. Florence Edwards of Flint, Mich.; ten grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one son.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Cindy Ford