Hazel K. Barton, age 92, of Hematite (formerly of St Louis) passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013 at Scenic View Nursing Center in Herculaneum. Born on October 19, 1920 in St Louis, MO to the late Louis and Mary (Boyer) Reeg. She is survived by her sons: Lyman Barton Jr. of Sasilito, TN and Joe L. (Ginny) Barton Sr of Hematite, MO, 7 grandchildren: Billy Eads, Robin Stis, Joe Barton III, Mark, Mike, Kathy and Kelly, 10 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren, sister: Rosemary Huebner of St Louis, MO and a brother in law: Ralph Zurheide of St Louis, MO. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson: John Barton, brothers: Bud Reeg and John Reeg, sisters: Evelyn Davis, Honey Huebner, Susie Jett, Patsy Mappiel and Peggy Zurheide, and brother in laws: Eddie Davis, Bud Huebner, Frank Jett, and John Mappiel.
She was a retired candy maker and machine operator at Switzers Candy.She was a member of St Vincent de Paul. She enjoyed embroidery and dancing.