Helen Ruth Barton
Helen Ruth Barton
  • June 23, 1923 - December 19, 2016
  • Colleyville, Texas

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Helen Jones Barton passed away peacefully on December 19, 2016. Helen was born in Hattiesburg , Mississippi in 1923. She joined the Marine Corp at age 19. She served as a Corporal until marrying Bill Barton, a Lieutenant in the Marine Corp. Bill was a civil engineer and worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron Co. His job took them on a lifetime adventure. They lived in several states and then Manila, Philippines; Tarbela, Pakistan and Caracus, Venezuela. They retired in Savannah, Georgia and lived at the Landings.

Helen is survived by her children, daughter, Linda Barton and son, Jim Barton; grandchildren Kristin DeLong, Ken Steinman, Kimberly Holt and Kate Hites and great grand children Jackson and Devin Holt and Thayne and Keegan Hites.

Additionally she is survived by her sisters Jimmie Lee Guy and Peggy Tyner of Hattiesburg.

Helen lead a remarkable life. She was a strong and caring woman and she will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends.