BARTON, Okey, 100, of St. Clairsville, Ohio formerly of Bellaire, died early Thursday morning at the East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry.

Okey was born June 25, 1913, in Shadyside the son of the late Alexander and Myrtle Adams Barton.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Alexander, Eddie, and Carl; and four sisters, Ella Brown, Viola Star, Faye Zonker, and Glenna Myers.

Okey is survived by a son, Okie (Margie) Barton of Clarksburg, Ohio; a daughter, Melda Gallaher of Powhatan Point, Ohio; a brother, Delmas Barton of Dillonvale; and a sister, Jessie Mayhew of St. Clairsville. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren, 16 great – grandchildren, and four great-great- grandchildren.

There will be no visitation or formal funeral service.

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