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Earlene Elizabeth Barton

Born March 2, 1932

Earlene Elizabeth Barton, age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2015.

Born in Bonham, TX on March 2, 1932, Earlene was the daughter of the late Earl Norman and Rebecca Elizabeth (Freeman) Tarpley. She was a loving mother and grandmother who will be dearly missed by many.

In addition to her parents, Earlene was preceded in death by her husband, John Edward Barton; a son, Earl Norman Barton; and a brother, William Tarpley. She is survived by her children, Rebecca Barton-Burkholder (Meryl), Kathryn Cardinale and Robert Barton (Lily); a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandson.

Services will be held privately.


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10 Condolences for Earlene Elizabeth Barton

  • My condolences to Becky and Meryl. It’s always tough to lose a loved one but especially tough to lose a Mother. May she rest in peace.

  • Becky and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your mom rest in peace. Dianna and Tony Brown

  • My mom was my best friend. There are no words to express how much I’ll miss her. She was kindhearted, loving, just a very sweet person. I’ll remember her smile and beautiful blue eyes. Love you always mom!

  • Becky, Meryl, and Family , so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your mom rest in peace.

    Sandy & Rocco Lodise

  • Becky and Meryl,
    It is always hard when we lose a parent. I trust that your Mother is in heaven with a smile on her face reunited with her family. Your job is done. You both took very good care of her in the final phase of her life. Well done! My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

  • To the Family of Earlene Barton

    Our heartfelt condolences to each one of you. There is no love like a Mother’s love. Weeping endures for a little while, but Joy comes in the morning. Hold on to God’s hand and your faith. Remember the good times and all of the love you shared. God bless.

    Rudell Sr. & Alice Potter
    (Grand parents of Joshua Barton)

  • Deepest sympathy to the family. Weeping endures for a while, but JOY comes in the morning. May the wonderful memories of your mother, grandmother, great grand mother be with you and comfort you at this time.

    Rudell Sr. and Alice Potter
    Grand Parents of Joshua Barton

  • Becky and Meryl, and Kathryn,
    Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I keep thinking how lucky she was to have you looking after her in her final years and to be close to you all. What a nice lady, thoughtful, caring and working to keep you all happy and loved. Sure, you’ll miss her, but she’ll always be in your thoughts and hearts. I’m sure she’ll continue to bring a smile to your face when you’re remembering her. Take care. jap

  • Mom, It’s been two years since you left us to be with your heavenly father above. Not a day goes by that you are dearly missed! Wishing you were still here with us. Eternal Love, Becky

  • Miss you mom! Especially this time of year. I have a hole in my heart that can never be filled. Can’t wait to join you someday. Till then, I’ll treasure the memories. Wish I could hug you and kiss you! With all my love, Kathryn