The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

January 2, 2013

Winfred Barron


The News Courier

— Winfred Elias Barron, 88, of Athens passed away Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Decatur General Hospital. Mr. Barron was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Limestone County to James E. Barron and Classie Crowe.

The funeral for Mr. Barron will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Limestone Memorial Gardens with Charles Thompson officiating.

Visitation is from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 

Winfred Barron was a member of Tanner Church of Christ. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy.

Survivors include his wife, Rosie Barron of Athens; daughter, Daphne Hodges and husband Marlin of Athens; sons, Freddy Barron and wife Debra and Mike Barron and wife Tammy, both of Athens; sister, Jo Ann Davis of Athens; grandchildren, LeAnn Barron, Andrea Menefee, Brooke Barron, Ben Barron and Haley Hays; great-grandchildren, Blythe Menefee and Aiden Menefee.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Beth Barron; one brother; and three sisters.

Pallbearers are Dustin Menefee, Ben Barron, Landon Hays, John Stockton, Steven Lovell and Walton Anderson. Honorary pallbearers are Max Arnold, Phillip Barron, Mark Guzzo and Mike Craig.

Sign the online guestbook at http://limestonechapel.com.


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