: Albert Barton, 84, of Midland, Texas, went to be with our Lord on May 24, 2017.
Albert was born in Tallahassee, Florida on December 9, 1932, and was raised in Dayton Beach, Florida. He was born to William Carlos Barton and Grace Lee Brown.
Albert was a journeyman plaster, his work brought him to Midland, Texas where he met his wife, Elsie Jewel Snodgrass. They were married on August 19, 1960. They celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary. Albert loved and placed his family first in life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Carlos Barton and Grace Brown; his sweet wife, Elsie Jewel Barton; his daughter, Lorrie Ann Baker; and two brothers, Ernest Barton and Johnny Brown.
Albert is survived by his daughter, Gail Applin and her husband Alvin; grandchildren John Robert Caswell and his wife Randi, Christopher Lee Caswell and his wife Angela; Dustylyn Caswell, Wesley Braggs II, and Cody Lee Applin and his wife Niki; 12 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Also surviving are one sister, Shirley Haney of Cleveland, Tennessee; two brothers, Douglas Brown of Tallahassee, Florida, and Tommy Brown of Rockspring, Georgia.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Serenity Memorial Park Cemetery in Midland with Pastor Terry Ohlmann officiating.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home of Crane.