Athens Review, Athens, Texas

September 11, 2013

C.W. Harton, Jr.


The Athens Review

Athens — MALAKOFF-Funeral services for C. W. Harton, Jr., 86, Cross Roads, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday at First Baptist Church-Cross Roads with the Rev. Frank Upchurch and the Rev. Joe Hall officiating.

Burial will follow in Post Oak Cemetery.

Mr. Harton passed away Sept. 9, 2013 at his residence.

He was born July 9, 1927 in Henderson County to the late Clinton Walker Harton, Sr. and Ethel Gertrude Wright Harton, and had been a lifelong resident of Cross Roads.

C.W. had worked a 35-year tenure for Getty Oil Company, retiring in 1988. He continued working for Basa Oil Company until 2011. He had served in the U S Army, and was a deacon of Cross Roads Baptist Church.

C.W. was preceded in death by sisters Capitola Turlington, Naomi Cogdell and Dorothy Marie Harton.

Survivors include: his wife of 68 years, Lora Harton, Cross Roads; daughters Pam Cole and husband David, Kim Rogers and husband Jimmy, Lanna Meador and husband Mark, all of Cross Roads; grandchildren Tim Underhill, Krista Powell, Brendan Underhill, Brook Rohrbacker, Taylor Rogers, Cody Bass, Bailey Bass, Tiffany Sanders, Marinda Vinson, Chasiti Harris, and Shai Cole; great-grandchildren, Gracie, Rylie, Morgan, Ryann, Taylor, Marlay, Rhealee, Colbi, Trenton, Sammie; numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Tim Underhill, Brendan Underhill, Cody Bass, Trey Rohrbacker, Taylor Rogers and Reagan Powell.

Honorary pallbearers will be Scotty Thomas, Bubba Bass, Robbie Herrington and Jerry Turlington.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

If desired, memorials may be made to Alzheimers Alliance of Northeast Texas, Inc., 211 Winchester Dr., Tyler, TX 75701-8847.

You may leave a message of condolence, or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com