Barbara June Catton, 75, of McPherson, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 8, 2016, surrounded by her family at McPherson Hospital. She was a homemaker and a wonderful cook who stayed busy taking care of her four children.
Barbara was born on June 3, 1940, in Wayne City, IL, the daughter of Rev. Jesse E. and Florence Glenn (Warren) Miller. She graduated from Wayne City High School in Illinois. On January 20, 1958, Barbara was united in marriage to Larry D. Catton in Springfield, IL. This union was blessed with four children: Kathy, Debra, Sondra, and Dean.
She attended McPherson Free Methodist Church and was a former member of Star General Baptist Church in Wayne City, IL where her father was a pastor.
Survivors include: her loving husband of 58 years, Larry of the home; children, Kathy Schulz and husband, Rick, of McPherson, KS, Debra Gray and husband, Gary, of McPherson, KS, Sondra Walker and husband, Roger, of McPherson, KS, and Dean Catton and wife, Christi, of McPherson, KS; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents, Jesse and Florence Miller; two brothers, Lowell Miller and Lowelan Miller; and a sister, Yvonne Lowery.
Barbara lived for her family. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her. Whenever she took a trip out of town, she would always buy for her grandchildren. The love Barbara had for her family was very apparent in everything she did.
The funeral service will be at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at McPherson Free Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Mayse officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Free Methodist Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Barbara June Catton please visit our Sympathy Store.