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Earl Henderson Barton, age 87 of Norris

Earl Henderson Barton,  age 87 of Norris, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  Born August 29, 1931 to the late George and Lillian Barton.  Earl was a member of First Baptist Church of Andersonville and Valley Masonic Lodge #383 in Andersonville.  He was an Air Force veteran and retired from Union Carbide.  He enjoyed coin collecting, metal detecting and ham radio.

Preceded in death by his wife, Sue Barton; daughter, Susan Barton; and son, David Barton.

Earl is survived by his children, Charles Thomas (Debbie) Barton, Robert Earl (Linda) Barton, Nancy Barton and Gloria Heffron; grandchildren, Charmin Brooks, Doug Barton, Adam Barton, Rodney Jennings, Daniel Barton, Jonah Heffron, Jenny Heffron, Kyle Barton, and Cory Barton; great-grandchildren, Austin Brooks, Hailey Brooks, Kasidee Barton, Emily Barton, Maddie Barton, Andrew Barton, Audrey Barton, Lydia Barton, Gunnar Barton, Eli Jennings, Jaxson Jennings, and Brooklyn Heffron.

The family would like to thank the residents of Pine Road for being long lasting good neighbors and friends.

The family will receive friends Friday, May 10, 2019 from 6-8 PM at First Baptist Church of Andersonville. In lieu of flowers, please send donation to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000; Boone, NC 28607 or online at www.samaritanspurse.org.

Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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