Jeannie Barton Deatherage Curlile, 54, daughter of Walter Edward and Geraldine Asplin Barton, was born Oct. 30, 1950, at the family home south of Mountain View. She died March 16, 2005. She was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in July 2003 and given six months to live.She accepted Christ as savior and was baptized at age 10.She graduated from Mountain View High School in 1968 and married Delbert Leon Deatherage the same year. They had four children.In 1991, she earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting and in secondary business education from Missouri Southern State College at Joplin. In 2001, she earned her master’s in counseling from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield.She taught at Houston, Springfield and Mountain View-Birch Tree. She also taught adult classes at the vocational/technical school in Nevada, Mo., and did substitute teaching at Nevada and Rice Lake, Wis.In July 1966, she married Gary Wayne Curlile of Summersville. Some of her most memorable moments were spent with her husband, children and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing board games, spending time in nature, singing gospel music, reading and teaching.She served as choir director, youth director, special programs director and Sunday School teacher in many churches.She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Effie Younger Barton, George S. Barton, Lytle H. Asplin and Minnie Johnson Asplin.Surviving are her husband of Summersville; her children, Dana Jeanette Preston of Lebanon, Del Edward Deatherage of Hudson, Wis., and twin, Eric Allen Deatherage of Springfield and Joni Elizabeth Barreda of Pensacola, Fla.; her parents of Mountain View; brothers, Walter Edward Barton of Springfield and Chester Barton of Kellyville, Okla.; grandchildren, stepchildren and step-grandchildren.Services were March 21 at the First Baptist Church in Summersville with the Rev. Tommy Boyd officiating. Burial was in the Oak Grove Cemetery at Birch Tree under the direction of Bradford Funeral Home of Summersville. “

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