From December 23, 2000

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 26, 2000


Kathryn Guilbert “Kathie” Barton died Friday Dec. 22, 2000, at her home. She was 48.

A lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Mrs. Barton was a graduate of H.V. Cooper High School. She was chief of graphic arts for the Mississippi River Commission and a member of Bowmar Avenue Baptist Church.

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She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas B. Guilbert.

Survivors include her husband, Ed Barton of Vicksburg; two sons, Lee Barton and Thomas Barton, both of Vicksburg; her mother, Rosalyn Guilbert of Vicksburg; a brother, Tommy Guilbert of Richardson, Texas; a sister, Madeline Stubbs of Vicksburg; two grandchildren; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.

Services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Green Acres Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Lee officiating. Burial followed under the direction of Fisher-Riles Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Richard Riales, Gary Riales, Otto Brannan, Sherwood Henderson, Gerald Stubbs, Mark Guilbert, John Guilbert and Stan Kraemer.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1193, Vicksburg, MS 39181-1193 or to Hospice of Central Mississippi, 3530 Manor Drive, No. 3, Vicksburg, MS 39180.


Bill Robertson died Friday, Dec. 22, 2000, at ParkView Regional Medical Center. He was 87.

Born in Holmes County, Mr. Robertson had been a resident of Issaquena County for the past 64 years. He was a retired farmer and former member of the board of directors of Twin County Electric Association. He was a veteran of World War II. He was a member of Moosonee Hunting Club and Rolling Fork United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Robertson.

He is survived by two sisters, Rose R. Nichols of Glen Allan and Louise R. Hammonds of Ocean Springs; five nephews; and a niece.

Services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rolling Fork United Methodist Church with the Rev. Chuck Halford officiating. Burial followed at Greenfield Cemetery in Glen Allan.

Pallbearers were Clyde Nichols, Roy Nichols, Neal Nichols, Gene Boykin, Frank Boykin and Waye Windham.

Memorials may be made to Rolling Fork United Methodist Church, 101 N. First St., Rolling Fork, MS 39159.