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Sharon Elaine Barton

Sharon Elaine Barton, 82, formerly of Columbia City, IN, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020 at her home in Deltona, FL. Born October 25, 1937 in Latty, OH. She grew up and attended school in South Whitley, IN. Sharon graduated from Whitley County High School and then married the love of her life, Homer LeRoy “Pete” Barton on June 4, 1955. Sharon was employed by GE Electric Company in Ft. Wayne, IN for a number of years. She continued to work outside the home at various occupations, until taking on her most challenging and loved position as a stay at home mom and full time homemaker, after the birth of her 5th child. Sharon moved to Lake Wales, FL in 1988 and has resided in Deltona, FL the past few years.

Sharon is survived by daughters, Jean Gerard of Ft. Wayne, IN, Cindy (Dan) Judd of Columbia City, IN, “Bobbie” (Jim) Keeley, of Palatka, FL, adopted daughters, Joslynn (Taylor) Kinser, Orange Park, FL and Katie (Brad) DeKleer, Ontario, Canada, six grandchildren; Amber, Cecile, Scott, Jaima, Jenna & Jim, 19 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two daughters; Becki Best and Michele Walker, and her husband.

A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held at on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 12pm with a Graveside Funeral Service at 1pm at Lake Wales Cemetery 630 US 27 Lake Wales, Florida 33853.

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