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Karon Barton

August 9, 1957 — February 24, 2015

Mrs. Karon Westbrook Barton

Aiken—A celebration of life service for Mrs. Karon Westbrook Barton age 57 will be held 4:00 pm Friday, February 27, 2015 at Shiloh Baptist Church with Rev. Richard Swift and Rev. Taylor Wells officiating. Interment will follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Barton was entered into rest Tuesday, February 24 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers and was a native and a life long resident of Aiken County. She was the wife of Mr. Ronnie Barton, and the daughter of Mrs. Ann Holley Westbrook of Jacksonville Beach, Florida and the late Mr. Grafton Westbrook.  Mrs. Barton was a 5th grade school teacher at J.D. Lever Elementary School and had been employed by the Aiken County School District for the past 22 years.  She was a member of Cedar Creek Church.

Additional survivors include one son, Josh (Yolanda) Barton, Aiken; three daughters, Brook (Danny) Watson, Warrenville, Mandy (David) Herlong, Edgefield, Courtny (T.J.) Stevens, Aiken; one brother Terry (Deborah) Westbrook, Aiken; one sister, Sharon Westbrook Hayes, Jacksonville Beach, Florida; a sister-in-law, Alice Westbrook, Aiken; ten grandchildren Shelby, Kaytie, Sydney, Torie, Ashby, Weston, Kayden, Addison, Pink, and Naomi.  Mrs. Barton was proceeded in death by her brother, Gary Westbrook.

Pallbearers will be her nephews, Nathan Hayes, Justin Hayes, Lonnie Westbrook, Jim Westbrook, Daniel Thomas, and Jared Johnson.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Christ Central Aiken 3605 Richland Ave. W. Aiken, SC, 29081

A visitation with the family will take place 6-8 pm this evening Thursday, February 26, 2015 at COLE FUNERAL HOME 1544 UNIVERSITY PARKWAY (118 BY PASS) AIKEN, SC, 29801. 803-648-7175. Please sign the online registry or order flowers at

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Service Schedule

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Visitation (Public)

Thursday, February 26, 2015

6:00 - 8:00 pm

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Celebration of Life

Friday, February 27, 2015

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