Edward E. Barton

Funeral services for Edward E. Barton, age 86 of Chatham, Louisiana were held Friday, December 28, 2018 at Caney Lake Baptist Church with Bro. Lance Otwell and Bro. Joe Reynolds officiating. Visitation was held from 10:00AM until time of service at 2:00PM. Burial was at Beech Creek Church Cemetery, Winnfield, Louisiana under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home, Jonesboro, Louisiana.

Mr. Barton was born March 14, 1932 and died on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. He was devoted to his family and especially loved his grandchildren who call him “Papa” Left to cherish his memory is his wife, LaRue Allen Barton; son, Danny Barton (Linda); step children Karen Lange (Rupert) and Darren Hearn (Sandra). Grandchildren are Matt Barton (Elizabeth), Luke Barton (Dixie), David Barton, Danny Lynn Barton, Lori Barton, Rupert Lange, Randall Lange, Brittany Lange, Brook Lange, Dusty Thomas, Brian Mathers, Jacob Mathers and Vickie Rogers. Preceding him in death was his first wife, Doris; parents, Robert and Sarah Jane (Cockerham) Barton.

Edward served in the United States Army in the Korean War receiving the Army of Occupation Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart Medal and Korean Service Medal with Four Bronze Service Stars.

Pallbearers were grandsons. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Caney Lake Baptist Church.

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