Nita N. Barton, 87, of Clifford, Mich., formerly of Rochester, Mich., died Sunday, June 18, 2006, at her home in Koylton Township, Mich.
She was born May 30, 1919, in Dexter to Elmer and Stella Higginbotham Williams. She married John T. Barton, Jr., on Oct. 18, 1942, in Napoleon, Ohio.
Mrs. Barton has lived in the Clifford, Mich., area for 16 years. She worked as an inspector for Pontiac Motors for 20 years, retiring in 1974.
She is survived by her daughters, Cheryl (Robert) Gabert of Lapeer, Karen (Bert, Jr.) Cummings of Columbiaville; brother, Robert (Lorraine) Williams of Minneapolis, Minn.; grandchildren, Michael Ackerman, Paul Gavin, Melissa (Mike) Jucius, Jeremy (JoAnn) Ward; great-grandchildren, John, Joey, Aaron, Damon, and Joslynn.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John, on Oct. 27, 2003; daughter, Vickie Barton; brother, Franklin Williams; sister, Nadine McCoy.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Cremation has taken place at the Sunset Valley Crematory in Bay City, Mich.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial of cremains will take place in the Metamora Cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Marsh Funeral Chapel, Inc., Marlette, Mich.