Carol Barton


Carol Juanita Barton, 96, of Elkhart, Ind., died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Hubbard Hill Estates.

Carol Juanita Barton, 96, of Elkhart, Ind., died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Hubbard Hill Estates.

She was born Dec. 25, 1917, in Lansing, Mich., to Vernon J. and Gertrude A. Roosa Monasmith. She graduated from Middlebury (Ind.) High School in 1936.

She married Andy Thomas Barton on June 20, 1937, in Middlebury. He died Jan. 7, 1980. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Brenda Tanner; two brothers, John and Kedric Monasmith; a sister, Charlene Miller; and a stepgranddaughter.

Survivors include two sons, Charles C. Barton of Englewood, Colo., and Stephen P. Barton of Elkhart, Ind.; a daughter, Glenda M. Hopkins of Garden City; five granddaughters; three stepgranddaughters; three stepgrandsons; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Visitation hours are noon to 2 p.m. today at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home in Elkhart, Ind., where a procession will leave for Adamsville Cemetery. Graveside service will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society of Elkhart County. An online guestbook may be found at

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