Dorothy Barton

Dorothy Barton, 76, of Corning, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Mrs. Barton was a retired owner of Jordon’s Shoe Store, during her life she worked as vicepresident of bookkeeping for the Corning Bank and as a bookkeeper for Blue Riggan at John Deere. She enjoyed reading and studying the Bible, spending time with her grandchildren, cooking, canning and fishing. She was a member of Old Reyno Freewill Baptist Church in Reyno. On April 21, 1959, she married her husband of 59 years Vernon Ray Barton. He survives. Other survivors include one daughter Regina and husband Chuck Finn of Green Cove Springs, FL.; one grandson Jordon Whitley and wife Naomi of Corning, AR.; three great-grandchildren Taytum, Aubree and Brody. She was preceded in death by her parents Christopher Henry and Lula Mae (Rogers) Allmandinger; brother Fredrick Allmandinger; sister Anna Mayberry; half-sister Dollie Coonce and grandson Josh Whitley. Visitation was held Monday from 6 to 8 PM at Ermert Funeral Home in Corning. Funeral services were July 10, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Old Reyno Freewill Baptist Church in Reyno with Anthony Dowdy officiating. Burial followed the services at the Corning Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers the family ask that memorials be made to Old Reyno Freewill Baptist Church. Online condolences: www.ermertfuneralhome.com

Clay County Courier

810 N Missouri Ave.
P.O. Box 85
Corning, Arkansas 72422-0085
(870) 857-3531