Roberta Ramona Barton
Roberta Ramona Barton
  • August 17, 1927 - March 21, 2016
  • Greensboro, North Carolina

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Roberta Ramona Pennington Barton, 88, of Lansing, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 in Greensboro, NC.

Born on August 17, 1927 at Lansing, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Gladys Howell Pennington.

Mrs. Barton was of the Baptist faith and attended Lansing Baptist Church. She obtained her Bachelor of Science from Florida International University. She retired from Fayette County Schools where she taught 10 years at Ansted Middle School and taught adult education classes at Hialeigh High School for five years in Florida

Mrs. Barton was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She enjoyed gardening--both flowers and vegetables, baking, having coffee with her sisters, and talking politics.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Barton on December 25, 1987.

Left to cherish many wonderful memories include her three sons: James McCune of Port St. Lucie, FL, Michael McCune of Atlanta, GA, and Frank Mark Barton of Greensboro, NC; and six siblings: Susan Ewing of Edmond, WV, Marshall Pennington of King, NC, Doris Small of Lansing, WV, Betty Brock of Port St. Lucie, FL, Kay Whitlow of Lansing, WV, and Lana Gentry of Monroeville,Ohio.

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Friday, March 25, 2016 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Kenny Hayes officiating. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Ansted.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon until service time at 1 PM on Friday at the funeral home.

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The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.