Laura Joyce Barton, 85, of Kenton, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.
She was retired postal clerk, a member of Kenton Cumberland Presbyterian Church, active in the Cumberland Presbyterian Women's Group and a lifetime resident of Kenton.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Leitherland Funeral Home in Kenton with Bro. Buddy Travis and Bro. Charles McCall officiating. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Kenton.
Survivors include two daughters, Kay Carroll Dement and husband, Anthony, of Dyersburg and Laura Lisa Clark and husband, George, of Houston, Texas; five grandchildren, Alex Dement and wife, Tara, Langdon Dement, Brad Clark, Adam Clark and Katie Clark; and a great-grandchild, Dalton Dement.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Edward Barton; and her parents, Herman David and Karon Carroll Howell.
The family requests that any memorials be directed to Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home in Dement, Texas.