Irene Harris Barton, 93, passed away Aug. 15, 2011. She was born July 2, 1918, in Denton, Texas, the eighth child of Sidney Sanford and Katie Beulah Harris. Formerly of Dallas, Irene was a lifelong member of Arcadia Park Baptist Church.

She is survived by sons, Ronnie Barton and wife, Joyce, and Larry Barton and wife, Shirley; daughter, Rena McCarver and husband, Randy; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-granchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Wade Wells Barton; five brothers; and four sisters.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Laurel Land Funeral Home, 6000 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway in Dallas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Laurel Land.