WORTH -- Joyce Barton, 79, went to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug.
Funeral: 11 a.m. Monday at Edge Park United Methodist Church, 5616
Crowley Road in Fort Worth, with Pastor Lynn Moore and the Rev. Gary
Lindley officiating. Interment: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort
Worth. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Land Funeral Home.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Edge
Park United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Barton was born Nov. 30, 1929, in Crockett. She and her
husband, Troy Barton, moved to Fort Worth in 1954.
She was a charter member of Edge Park United Methodist Church, where
she sang in the choir, was very active in the UMW and served
on numerous committees. She enjoyed playing duplicate bridge and
achieved the designation of a life master in ACBL.
Mrs. Barton enjoyed her family, friends, her church and her two
cats, Simon and Peter.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Troy Barton, in 1991.
Survivors: Son, Gary Barton; daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and
Phil Norwood; sisters, Wanda Trout and Frieda Coon, Crockett,
TX; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several
nieces and nephews.