Kathryn Barton

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Kathryn Sue Grisham Shook Barton, 68, of Freeburg, IL, born April 27, 1953, in Mt. Vernon, IL, died Friday, January 14, 2022.

Kathy was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Freeburg, IL. She was a loyal St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed maintaining a small vegetable and herb garden, and especially loved being with family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd Grisham and Nolan and Dorothy Shook.

Surviving are her siblings and their families, Jean (Randy) Dempsey of Sulphur, Louisiana, Nolan (Connie) Shook of Freeburg, Mary (Bob) Nolte of McMurray, Pennsylvania, and Kim (Ed) Clark of Breese.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Kathy’s life will be celebrated privately, per her wishes.

Interment will be at the Masonic Cemetery, Nashville, Illinois.



5 Comments on Kathryn Barton

Linda, Mike, Lexi and Tara Share said : Guest Report Jan 20, 2022 at 1:33 PM

Jean, Nolan, Mary and Kim, We were so very sorry to hear about Kathy. We have only met her a handful of times, but remember her as kind and always willing to pitch in and help. Please know we are thinking of you and lifting you up in our prayers.

  • Zionsville
  • IN
Diana Borger-Savoia said : Guest Report Jan 19, 2022 at 11:34 AM

Dear Shook family, I'm sending my heartfelt sympathies to each one of you..I went to HS with Kathy, she was always a sweet person..and friend, Again I'm truly sorry for your loss.. ~~Respectfully ~~ Diana Borger-Savoia🌹

  • Belleville
  • ILL.
Ruth Reed said : Guest Report Jan 18, 2022 at 2:03 PM

Shocked to hear the sad news about Kathy. Too soon to lose her. I cherished her friendship.

  • Suffolk
  • VA
Joyce said : Guest Report Jan 18, 2022 at 7:30 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Kathy. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Lebanon IL
  • Il
Joyce Peterman said : Guest Report Jan 18, 2022 at 7:29 AM

I am sorry to hear about Kathy.. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Lebanon
  • Il

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