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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


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Peggy June Barton, daughter of the late Charley Roberts and Maggie Marie (McGehee) Roberts was born in Bakersfield, Missouri June 16, 1943 and departed this life September 15, 2015 at the age of 72.

She was a cheerleader, telephone operator, seamstress, secretary, and business owner.

She was united in marriage March 20, 1961 in West Plains, Missouri to Burvel Dewayne Barton who preceded her in death August 11, 2005.

She is survived by one son, Jeffery Dewayne Barton and wife Carol Ann Galloway Barton, Thayer, Missouri and one brother Jim Roberts and wife Marilyn, Bakersfield; one sister-in-law Lucille Roberts, St. John, Indiana; three grandchildren, Joshua Clint Barton, Nixa, Missouri, Shelby Lane Barton, Thayer, Missouri, Sidney Marie Barton, Thayer, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Louise Roberts, and two brothers, George (Sonny) Roberts and Dallas Roberts.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in West Plains, Missouri.

The family would like to thank the staff at OMC for their care and kindness, and very special niece and nephew, Jeanie (Atkinson) Petrus and Lawrence Atkinson for the help and love shown for the last several years.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Baptist Hill Cemetery, Bakersfield, Missouri and can be left at Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.

A visitation time will be held Friday, September 18, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Chapel, West Plains.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Baptist Hill Cemetery, Bakersfield, Missouri, with Reverend David Ball officiating.



  1. Earnie and Ann Owen
    September 16, 2015 @ 4:21 pm

    Jeff, our sincerest sympathy in the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Terry and Teresa Tillman
    September 17, 2015 @ 8:26 am

    Jeff, Carol and kids
    We are so sorry for your loss!! Prayers are extended to you and your family, may God wrap his arms around you and give you the strength and courage you need. Love you all

  3. bobbie sue harrison
    September 17, 2015 @ 9:15 pm

    I Loved Peggy As A Mom I Loved Spending Time With Her When I Helped Her With Her House Cleaning Or Getting Her Stuff From Store Or Changing Her Sheets On Her Bed. I Love You An You Will Be Missed. It Was Hard To Say Good bye to you on my birthday

  4. Renee Stephens
    September 18, 2015 @ 12:09 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of working with Peggy at Arlee Home Fashions. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    Renee Stephens

  5. Roselea Mullins Payne
    September 19, 2015 @ 5:57 pm

    So sad to hear of Peggy’s passing. I went to school at Bakersfield with Peggy and she was a good friend. It was always good to see her at the school reunions and decoration day at Baptist Hill. Condolences to the family.
    Roselea Mullins Payne – Austin Texas
    Earl Wayne Mullins- Ozark Mo
    Joe Ray Mullins – Nixa Mo

  6. Hassel and Alice Vandergriff
    September 20, 2015 @ 6:42 am

    We are so very sorry for your loss; you are in our thoughts and prayers! Your mom and grandmother was very blessed to have such a loving family to care for her.