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Barton, Phyllis A.
Phyllis Ann Barton, 81, of Galesburg died at 12:37 am Friday, January 13, 2012 in Rosewood Care Center.

She was born July 18, 1930 in Mt. Vernon, Ill the daughter of Robert and Nellie Rector Warren. She married Arthur J. Barton on June 17, 1950 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death on October 4, 2001.

She is survived by her son, Gary (Becky) Barton; two daughters, Christine (Steve) Reid and Karen Petersimes; her sister Delores Sprinkle all of Galesburg, seven grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother Everett Warren.

Phyllis worked for Kresges and K-Mart Corporation for over 30 years. She was a member of the Galesburg Bowman Archery Club and the First Baptist Church. She graduated from Galesburg High School in 1948. She enjoyed playing bingo at the VFW and going to the Isle Capri River boat.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 am Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. Daniel Siems will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 pm Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at the chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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