Athens Review, Athens, Texas

May 7, 2013

Jane Barton


The Athens Review

Athens — ATHENS-Services for Sandra Jane Barton, 69, Athens are scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, May 9, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. C. William McNatt officiating.

Burial will follow in Judson Cemetery near Cayuga in Anderson County under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home in Athens.

Mrs. Barton died Sunday, May 5 in Athens.

She was born Feb. 27, 1944 in Knox City to the late Bacyl Weldon and Margaret Hazel Johnston Barnett. Jane grew up in Vernon where she graduated from high school in 1962. She later attended Midwestern University in Wichita Falls.  She moved to Athens in 1981, and worked for Argon Medical a number of years as manager of the Department of Human Resources. Jane served as a volunteer for Court Appointed Special Advocates Association (CASA), was a member of First Presbyterian Church and several book clubs. She was an avid reader, loved music, and was extremely fond of her special cat, Miss Bailey.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Barton, in 2003, and a sister, Jo Helen Stanfield.

Survivors include her daughters, Kimberly Pulaski and husband Robb, Rebecca White Griffin and husband Kurt, all of Plano; sister, Marge Logsdon, Amarillo; grandchildren Peyton, Allie and Robbi Pulaski, Joe Nick, Luke and Olivia Griffin; stepchildren, Kim Scott, Athens, Gary Barton, Dallas, Paula Steele, Austin; step-grandchildren, Andrew, Bradley, Harrison and Ellen Scott.

Pallbearers will be Robb Pulaski, Andrew Scott, Kurt Griffin, Bradley Scott, Joe Griffin and Harrison Scott.

In lieu of flowers, it would please Jane that donations be made to Henderson County Humane Society, P. O. Box 162, Athens, TX 75751.

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