Vernia Bell Morgan Barton, 93, daughter of James Henry Morgan and Mary Elizabeth Kendrick Morgan, was born Feb. 15, 1909, at Raymondville. She died Sept. 2, 2002, at the home of her daughter at Bucyrus. She married George Avery Barton in 1930. They had 13 children. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Vin and Jack Morgan; three sisters, Nancy Gale, Stella Willis and Melissia Cole; her children, Leslie, Normal, Bonnie, Lonnie, Betty, Carol and an infant daughter; six grandchildren and one great-grand-child. Surviving are four sons, Arnold “”Sonny”” Barton and Jerry Barton of Hartshorn, Avery Richard Barton of Raymondville and Leroy Barton of Houston; two daughters, Bonnie Richards of Bucyrus and Blanche West of Cuba, Mo.; 31 grandchil-dren, 40 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Services were Sept. 5 at the Bradford Funeral Home Chapel in Summersville with the Rev. Scott Lindsley officiating. Burial was in the Friendship Cemetery at Raymondville. “

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