The Union Recorder


May 10, 2014

Maggie Louise "Lou Lou" Barton

MILLEDGEVILLE — Mrs. Maggie Louise "Lou Lou" Barton, 69, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014.

A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at True Light Fellowship with the Rev. John Livingston officiating. Interment will follow in the Livingston Family Cemetery in Irwinton.

Mrs. Barton was a native of Santa Rosa County, Florida and had lived in Coopers since 1999. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Blanche Ray Nowling and was a member of True Light Fellowship Church.

She is survived by her husband, Grant Barton of Gordon; children, Charlotte (Ken) Simmons of Florida, Brend Lee (David) Childs of Alabama, Debra Pettit (David), Lora (Bill) Braswell, Teresa Simmons (Jack Abbott), James Calvin Simmons, all of Florida, Lora Essingher of New York and Woody (Tabatha) Barton of High Falls; sisters, Evelyn Simmons of Alabama and Cynthia Snyder of Florida; brother, Leslie Nowling of Florida; 28 grandchildren; and 66 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to True Life Fellowship Church.

Please express online condolences at

Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Milledgeville has charge of arrangements.

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