Estelle M. Barton

Estelle M. Barton, 94, of Stonewall and native of Catahoula Parish, passed away on May 20, 2020 in Shreveport.

She was born May 16, 1926 in Utility to Joseph and Martha McClure.

Mrs. Barton graduated from Block High School in Jonesville in 1944. She then lived many years in Marthaville, where she made lifelong friends. After retiring from the Catahoula Parish School System, she moved to Stonewall.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all who knew her.

A private graveside service was conducted at Beulah Cemetery with Jeff McClure officiating.

Interment followed under direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside Chapel, Shreveport, Louisiana.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Barton; parents; five brothers, Douglas McClure, Sam McClure, Juan McClure, Abner McClure and Clifford “Bud” McClure; and two sisters, Mildred Lott and Lena Mae Bell.

She is survived by her daughter, Gloria Withers and husband John; four grandchildren, Melanie Howell, Michele Andrews, John Withers, Jr. and Sarah Lynch; several great and great-great grandchildren; sisters, Rena Butler and Julia Foster; brother, Fred McClure; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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