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Lloyd Edwin Barton


Lloyd Edwin Barton, 88, of Falcon, died Thursday, April 18, 2024, in Falcon.

He was born Nov. 11, 1935, in Lynchburg to Clarence and Dora Crisp Barton.

On May 19, 1954, he was united in marriage to Helen Joan Brackett.

Those preceding him in death include his parents; an infant daughter in 1955; triplet granddaughters, Lori, Lynn and Linda Bettes in 1976; and two sisters, Bernice Crabtree and Mildred Hirringler.

Lloyd worked as a Postmaster for several years. He was also a talented mechanic and younger years, worked along side his father-in-law, Melvin Brackett. However, his passion was in farming. He was a longtime dairy farmer. He always had a spectacular green thumb and enjoyed gardening, especially tomatoes. Lloyd was a prankster and story teller. But, above all, he was his family’s biggest cheerleader and greatest supporter. They were his greatest accomplishment.

Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of nearly seventy years, Helen; four daughters, Diane Eidson (Mike), Debra Barton, Dana Barton (Eric) and Daisy Pinkston (Randy); twin brother, Floyd Barton (Evelyn); brother, Thomas “Bill” Barton (Dot), brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Johnny and Freida Brackett; grandchildren, Shonna Wall (Brandon), Amber Uder (Chris), Daniel Bettes (Kasen), David Vaughan (Ashley) Tara Hendrix (Nick), Austin Pinkston (Haley), Trenton Pinkston (Tessa) and Hayden Pinkston; great-grandchildren, Matthew Wall, Lane Uder, Cole Uder, Kolton Bettes, Hadley Bettes, Tyler Vaughan, Ryan Vaughan, Cora Pinkston and Walker Jennings; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services for Lloyd Edwin Barton will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 21, 2024, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel with Brother John Uder officiating. Burial will be in McBride Cemetery. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, until service time at 3:00, also at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel.

Memorials have been suggested to McBride Cemetery. Donations can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948, Lebanon, Mo. 65536.

Arrangements are under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon. Sign guest book at