DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – Annie Wilma Wells Barton, 98, formerly of Calhoun City, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Harvest Manor Nursing Home in Denham Springs, La. She was born June 17, 1914, in Webster County. She was a homemaker and a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Pryor Funeral Home Chapel in Calhoun City. Bro. Bill Baker and Bro. Dwight Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Springs Cemetery at Derma.
She is survived by one son, Roy Charles (Gloria) Barton of Denham Springs, La.; one sister, Margie Wells Johnson of Starkville; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Aubrey Barton; two sons, Jerry Barton and Bill Barton; grandson, Billy Ralph Barton Jr.; parents, Thompson Wells and Annie Belle Love Wells; four sisters, Inez Wells Lyons, Labonne Wells O’Neal, Murlee Wells Pyles and Bobbie Wells Gilder; and three brothers, J.D. Wells, Clovis Wells and Lamar Wells.
Pallbearers will be Roger Gillespie, Miles Barton, Jacob Gillespie, Alan Johnson, Marty Barton and Joe Collins. Honorary pallbearers will be John Savoy and the men of Macedonia Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.