Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Frances L. Barton, age 83, of Roswell, who passed away March 12, 2011, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. Dr. Alan Stoddard of the First Baptist Church of Ruidoso will officiate. Frances was born April 28, 1927, in McCloud, Okla., to Elbert R. and Berta F. Carnal Rogers. Both parents preceded her in death, as well as her husband, Bobbie N. Barton.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ruidoso, and had been employed as a clerk for Winns before her retirement. Survivors include two sons: Gary L. Barton and his wife, Vickie, of Biloxi, Miss., and Darrell R. Barton and his wife, Sandra, of Albuquerque; one daughter, Janella I. Doughty of Ruidoso; three sisters: Joyce Storm of Enterprise, Ala., Tressa Hudson of Ball Ground, Ga., and Karen Lamkin also of Ball Ground, Ga.; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-greatgrandchildren.
Friends may pay respects online at lagronefuneralchapels. com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.