Donna M Barton

August 20, 1948 — September 15, 2015

Donna M Barton

Donna M. Barton, age 67 lifelong resident of Old Shawneetown died peacefully at her home on September 15, 2015 surrounded by her family. Donna was born in Old Shawneetown on August 20 1948 to the late Henry and Velma (Batteese) McGhee. On April 18, 1964 she married her soul mate, Jay Barton who survives.

Donna loved to fish, watch cooking shows, be on the computer, read, spend time at Big Lake at their cabin, but mostly she loved her family. She dedicated her life to her husband, children and grandchildren. She was a very good and humble person that will be missed by many.

Donna is survived by her husband of 51 years Jay Barton of Old Shawneetown, a daughter, Betty and Jon Windle of Shawneetown, grandchildren, Sarah(Mathew) Owens of Ridgway, Erin Hazel of Old Shawneetown, Maria (Terrell) Walton of New Haven, IL, Eric (Nicki) Hazel of Shawneetown, David(Misty) Hazel of Old Shawneetown, Jacob Light of Eldorado, and Lucas Moore of Old Shawneetown. 2 Sisters, Betty Rice of Old Shawneetown and Marilyn and Gary Vanhooser of Alton, IL. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Cindy Riggs and 2 brothers, Bobby Batteese and Paul Lewis.

Services for Donna will be on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Cox & Son Funeral Home in Shawneetown. Visitation will be from 11:00AM to until 2:00 PM her funeral will immediately follow starting at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow in Westwood Cemetery.

You may leave a note of comfort to the family at

Visitation - Thursday, September 17, 2015
Cox & Son Funeral Home - Shawneetown
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Funeral Thursday, September 17, 2015
Cox & Son Funeral Home - Shawneetown
2:00 PM
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