Barton, Beverley J.

Beverley J. Barton, 84, of Woodhull, IL died Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the Illini Restorative Care Center in Silvis, IL.   Services are   1:30 PM Saturday, August 10, 2019, at the Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Woodhull.  Burial is in the Woodhull Cemetery.  Visitation is 5-8 PM Friday at the funeral home where memorials may be left to the Tri-County Ambulance Service or the Woodhull Meals On Wheels. Online condolences can be made at

Beverley was born September 25, 1934, in Galesburg, IL to Clark and Gladys Swanson Stickney.  She graduated from AlWood High School and was united in marriage to Edward F. Barton July 3, 1952, in Woodhull.  He died on September 11, 2000.

Bev was a homemaker and was employed at the Woodhull Telephone Company for 34 years retiring in 2002.  She was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bulls fan. Bev especially enjoyed being with her family and attending her grandchildren and great grandchildren’s events.

Survivors include two daughters: Tancy (Richard Runyon) Mitchell of Maquon, IL,  Renee (Chris) Boisen of Mountain Home, AR,  one son: Randy (Deb) Barton of Farmington, IL, 8 grandchildren,  20 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.