Allie Jane Barton, 86, of Powhatan, died April 11, 2021, at NEA Baptist Hospital.

Born Oct. 28, 1934, in Black Rock, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Gertie Emmerton Pickney. She was united in marriage to the late Kenneth Dale Barton on July 18, 1952. She was a homemaker and enjoyed quilting, woodworking, gardening and canning her own harvest.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth, in 2016; and nine brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Gene Barton of Phoenix, Ariz., and Kenneth Wayne (Tracy) Barton of Redwood City, Calif.; two daughters, Dianna Lin Eagan of Jonesboro and Marie Ann (Steve) Woods of Powhatan; six grandchildren, Jerry (Deborah) Gilliam, Kenneth (Pim) Gilliam, Shawn (Regina) Barton, Travis Barton, Natosha (Jason) Ward and Branden (Magen) Woods; 10 great-grandchildren; one brother, James (June) Pickney of Powhatan; three sisters, Wanda Ragsdale of Black Rock, Betty (Larry) Monehan and Ruby Putt, all of Jonesboro; and many other relatives and friends.

Graveside service were Wednesday, April 14, at 2 p.m. at Oak Forrest Cemetery in Black Rock with Bro. Roger Brand officiating.

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