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Description: Obituary of Barton, Cherie J.Date: April 15 2009
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A6 / 2
Cherie J. Barton, 76, of rural Pittsfield, died Saturday, April 11, 2009, at her home near Pittsfield.
Born Oct.10,1932 near Pleasant Hill, she was a daughter of Russell and Naomi Craigmiles Henry. She married Richard D. Barton Feb.10,1951 at Pittsfield by the Rev. Homer Brown.
Cherie was a faithful member of the Independence Christian Church where she played the piano for services for over 40 years. She also organized the Christmas and Easter programs and directed the choir. Cherie enjoyed sewing,cross stich,crossword puzzles,her flower gardens,going to all her grandchildren's school events, shopping with her daughter's,communicating with her friends by email and most of all playing the piano.
Survivors: her husband Dick Barton, thre sons, Russell (wife, Terry) Barton of Bloomington, Richard "Rick" (special friend Robin Callihan) Barton of Pittsfield, and Daniel (Carol) Barton of Cisne,Il., 2 daughters, Mrs. Rebecca(Kevin) Lowe of Virden,Il., and Christine (Garry) Browning of Pittsfield., one brother Rick Henry of West Plains,Mo.,2 sisters, Madge Ogle of Victoria,Texas., and Suzanne Livingston of Boerne,Texas. 19 grandchildren, Leah Barton Downs, Devin Barton,,Kelsey Barton,,Tyler,Kurtis and Carter Lowe, Courtney McLearin,Carrie O'Brian,Katie Roemer, Mindy Browning Goewey, Amy and Angie Browning, Tom Barton, Kayla Barton Hough, Rachel and Rebekah Barton, Jonathan Crawford,,Krista Finger and,Jessica Walker. And 13 great grandchildren.
Preceeded by a son Thomas Jay Barton and 2 brothers,Russell Henry and Phillip Henry in infancy.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 15, 2009, at 10 a.m. at the Niebur Funeral Home in Pittsfield with Bro. Jim Borman officiating. Burial will be at Crescent Heights Cemetery in Pleasant Hill.
Visitation was held from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Niebur Funeral Home.
Memorials are to the independence Christian Church or Crescent Heights Cemetery.