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Full Text of SR0237  95th General Assembly



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2     WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3 learn of the death of Golden C. Barton of Mitchell, who passed
4 away on May 30, 2007; and
5     WHEREAS, Golden Barton was born July 13, 1927, in Alton,
6 Missouri; and
7     WHEREAS, Mr. Barton retired as a control specialist at
8 Granite City Steel after 39 1/2 years; and
9     WHEREAS, He had attended Mitchell Presbyterian Church and
10 was a member of the Mitchell Kiwanis Club and AmVets Post 51;
11 he served as trustee of the Mitchell Fire Department for 17
12 years and volunteered at St. Elizabeth Hospital (Gateway
13 Regional Medical Center) installing life lines; he was a United
14 States Army veteran; and
15     WHEREAS, He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and
16 Maude, nee Stogsdelle, Barton; his first wife, Doris, nee
17 McCarter, Barton; a brother, Boyd Barton; and a sister, Imogene
18 Harper; and
19     WHEREAS, The passing of Golden Barton will be deeply felt
20 by all those who knew and loved him, especially his wife,



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1 Shirley M., nee Grabner, Barton, whom he married November 5,
2 1988, in Mitchell; his children, Terry (Dianne) Barton, Randy
3 (Jennifer) Barton, Cheryl (James) Metcalf Jr., and Nita (Tom)
4 Riddle; his step-children, Jack (Connie) Jones, and Shirley
5 Gale (David) Byrum; his grandchildren, T.J. Jr., Heather,
6 Jason, Amanda, Rebecca, Brandi, Tiffany, Jakob, Nicholas,
7 Scott, Amber, and Brittany; his great-grandchildren, Hailey,
8 Christopher, Rosa, Gavin, Quenton, and Lydia; his sister,
9 Barbara Lambert; and his many nieces and nephews; therefore, be
10 it
12 ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn, along with
13 his family and friends, the passing of Golden C. Barton; and be
14 it further
15     RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
16 presented to the family of Golden C. Barton as a symbol of our
17 sympathy.