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Nancy L. Barton

Nancy L. Barton (nee Olds), age 76, lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 following a lengthy illness. She was born in Elyria on October 29, 1937.

Nancy was a graduate of Elyria High School. She worked as a Machine Operator for Ridge Tool for 30 years before retiring in 2000. She was also a United Way Solicitor at Ridge Tool. She was a long-time member of Lowell Street Baptist Church in Elyria, where she served as the Ladies' Auxiliary Treasurer. In addition to volunteering at her church, she enjoyed bowling and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Nancy is survived by her husband of 43 years, James Barton, of Elyria; daughter, Sabrina Gore (Michael); son, Harold Barton (Trish); step-son, Jimmy Barton; step-daughter, Darla Barton; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Lee Kelley, of San Diego, California; and sister, Marlene Harris, of Elyria.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold G. Olds and Lucille C. Cunningham; and step-father, Henry D. Cunningham.

Friends may call Monday, March 3, 2014 at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second St., Elyria, from 4 to 8 P.M. and on Tuesday, March 4 at Lowell Street Baptist Church, 642 Lowell St., Elyria, from 10 to 11 A.M. Funeral Service will begin at 11 A.M. at the church immediately following visitation, Rev. Edwin R. Gore officiating.

Cremation will be handled by Busch Funeral Home.

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