Wanda Doster Barton, age 88, of Stone Mountain, GA. passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018 at DeKalb Medical Hospital due to complications of pneumonia. She was born on February 15, 1930 in Monroe, GA. to Bass Doster and Georgia Dickens Doster. She was number 13 of 14 children. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Wayne P. Barton, her parents and all her siblings. After graduating from Monroe High School in 1947, she was working in the Monroe Cotton Mill when she met Wayne. He had just returned home from serving our country in WWII and the Korean War. They married and moved to Decatur, GA. where they both worked full time and went to night schools. She worked as an accountant for Atlanta Dairies Inc., Warren Refrigeration Co. and AAA Blueprint Co. She and Wayne retired and spent their time enjoying retirement and traveling until Wayne's death in 1994. She grew up and was baptized at Walker Baptist Church in Monroe, GA., With the move to Decatur, GA., she became a member of Glenwood Hills Baptist Church then in the move to Stone Mountain, GA. she became a member of Rowland Hills Baptist Church. She enjoyed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Family Reunions, because she loved family and cooking. She collected cookbooks and would read recipes for hours, was always trying new recipes or creating her own. She spent most of her time on the Internet, keeping track of everyone on Facebook, reading, crossword puzzles, word search books, and anything to do with math. For years, years and years actually for decades if it was Thursday, you could find her at her weekly appointment with Rita getting her hair done and socializing with all the ladies. Friday was the day at the nail salon and lunch with friends. Wanda is survived by her daughter, Renea Barton Butaud of Stone Mountain, GA., Grandson and Granddaughter-In-Law, Joey and Lana Butaud of Tullahoma, TN., Great-Grandson, Alex Butaud of Tullahoma, TN., Great-Granddaughter, Turner Butaud of Tullahoma, TN., Step-Great-Grandson, Sam Smith of Marietta, GA. Several nieces and nephews. Her caregiver, cook, chauffer and bodyguard for 6 years, Lee, and her broken hearted fur-baby, Bubba. Funeral Service Private Interment at Eternal Hills In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity, or as she always said, "Go out to eat, on me."

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  1. I never really knew what a Southern Lady was until I met Wanda.
    She was sweet, innocent, gracious and always blessed me with her Southern hospitality.
    She will be missed, but never forgotten.

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