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John Franklin Barton

d. January 5, 2022

John Franklin Barton

John Franklin Barton, age 80 of Dandridge, TN, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at his home. He is preceded in death by his wife, Gertrud Barton; parents, John Riley Barton and Lucy Mae (McGhee) Barton; brothers, Douglas Barton, Earnest Barton and J.C. Bailey; and sisters, Elizabeth Winston and Ninabee Long. John is survived by his four sons, John Raymond Barton, Edmond George (Sandy) Barton, Franklin Douglas (Cathy) Barton, and Michael Anthony (Rosanna) Barton; grandchildren, Luke, Andrew, Zechariah, Gabriella, Matthew and Isaac; and brothers, Riley Barton and Clint Bailey. John was in the army for 26 years and served in the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam. After returning as a sergeant major, he moved to Dandridge, TN where he lived through the remainder of his life. A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022, from 3:00pm until 6:00pm at Farrar Funeral Home, Dandridge Chapel. A military graveside service will be held on Friday, January 14, 2022, at 8:30am at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery.


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Past Services


Thursday, January 13, 2022

3:00 - 6:00 pm

Farrar Funeral Home - Dandridge

162 E Meeting St, Dandridge, TN 37725

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Military Graveside Service

Friday, January 14, 2022

Starts at 8:30 am

East Tennessee State Veteran's Cemetery

2200 E Governor John Sevier Hwy, Knoxville, TN 37914

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