Delila Heaton (Barton)

21 Mar 1916 - 9 Jul 2011

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Delila Heaton (Barton)

21 Mar 1916 - 9 Jul 2011
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Delila Heaton (Barton)


Alton Cemetery

Unnamed Rd
Kanab, Kane, Utah
United States


April 30, 2013


May 1, 2013

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September 13, 2021


September 17, 2021


April 28, 2013

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Delila "Lila" Barton Heaton Obituary

Contributor: Judiwh Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 months ago

Garfield County News. Newspaper 1929-03-08 A debate between the seventh and eighth grade resolved that disease Is more destructive than war was won by the eighth grade the negative side the seventh grade debaters missies Delila Barton, Colleen Pollock, Maxine Richards, Marilla Jolley and Arben Jolley did fine work but were outmatched by Miss Etna Cope, Miss Edith Baugh, Waden Bybee , Vivian Adair and Mazel Johnson. Every debater needs commendation for their efforts. Garfield County News 1933-03-24 Tropic page 4 The MIA program was furnished by the chorus girls Tuesday night. The girls were costumed as Indians and sang all Indian songs. The girls are to be complimented on the talent displayed. Those taking part were Delila Barton and Delna Barton, Rhea Cope, Bernice Baugh, Jean Bybee, Frances, Verna and Marilla Riding and Nina Pollock. Garfield County 1938-10-13 Tropic page 1 On September 26 [1938] , Delila Barton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Leo Barton and Ross Heaton of Alton, were married in the St. George Temple. Tuesday evening last week a wedding party and dance was given them. Many beautiful presents were received. Obituary: Alton - Delila Barton Heaton, age 95, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2011 in St. George, Utah. She was born March 21, 1916 in Tropic, Utah to Leo Lorenzo and Karma Johnson Barton, the oldest of eleven children. She married Ross Esplin Heaton on September 26, 1938 in the St. George Temple. Delila spent her youth in Tropic. She loved music and dancing, and played in a dance orchestra which brought her to Alton at times. She loved her younger siblings and cousins. She worked at Bryce Canyon and grew to enjoy nature. After marrying Ross, she spent the rest of her life living in Alton. She spent several years helping her husband herd sheep on the Arizona Strip, near Alton, and on the East Fork of the Virgin. She became an avid fishing and camping fan during this time, which led to many camping trips with her children and grandchildren as well as extended family. She loved Pine Lake and Tropic Reservoir. Ross and Delila became the parents of three children, Ferril (Dot), Carolee (Lamont) and Ross Elgin. She loved her family and was very kind and generous both with time and means. She taught them both by example and learning, and encouraged them to be involved in the community and their church. Her husband passed away in 1971 following a horse accident, leaving her to care for their invalid son by her self. Her son Ross passed away in 1980. Delila loved to garden and share what she raised with others. She played violin with the Valley High School Senior Orchestra for six years. She enjoyed traveling, once spending one month traveling around Europe. She loved going to the Senior Citizens Center. She worked in the Temple and doing Extraction Work for several years, and always maintained a positive attitude and looked for the best in other people. Delila was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ross, son Ross, one great-granddaughter, and siblings Wren Barton, Garth Barton, Delna Kenworthy, and Elsa Riding. She is survived by her children Ferril (Dorothy) Heaton and Carolee (Lamont) Anderson, twelve grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren, brothers and sisters Junus (Margaret Ann) Barton, Karl (Carol) Barton, Jay (Shirley) Barton, Billie Barton, Mary (Norman) Cox, and Sylvia (Steve) Kirkland, and -in-laws Vard Heaton and Alma Heaton. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 1:00 PM in the Alton Utah LDS Church, with a viewing from 11:30-12:45 PM in the Relief Society Room. Burial will be in the Alton Cemetery under the direction of Mosdell Mortuary. Kane County Standard 1938-09-30 Alton page 4 Married in temple: On September 26 Ross Heaton of Alton and Delila Barton of Tropic were married in the St. George Temple. The groom's mother, Mrs. Persus Heaton and the bride's father, Mr. Leo Barton accompanied them. The young couple returned to Tropic where they were given a party the following evening. They will make their home Alton and live in a part of Persus Heaton's home Kane County Standard 1944-11-17 Alton Mrs. Delila Heaton has been visiting in St. George with her parents Mr. And Mrs. Leo Barton. She returned home with Vard Heaton Monday.

Life timeline of Delila Heaton (Barton)

Delila Heaton (Barton) was born on 21 Mar 1916
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 13 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 15 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 29 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 40 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 49 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 63 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 64 years old when Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington, United States, killing 57 people and causing $3 billion in damage. Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon and 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle, Washington. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 74 years old when Nelson Mandela is released from Victor Verster Prison outside Cape Town, South Africa after 27 years as a political prisoner. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconciliation. Ideologically an African nationalist and socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress (ANC) party from 1991 to 1997.
Delila Heaton (Barton) was 87 years old when Invasion of Iraq: In the early hours of the morning, the United States and three other countries (the UK, Australia and Poland) begin military operations in Iraq. The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the first stage of the Iraq War. The invasion phase began on 20 March 2003 and lasted just over one month, including 21 days of major combat operations, in which a combined force of troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Poland invaded Iraq. This early stage of the war formally ended on 1 May 2003 when U.S. President George W. Bush declared the "end of major combat operations", after which the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) was established as the first of several successive transitional governments leading up to the first Iraqi parliamentary election in January 2005. U.S. military forces later remained in Iraq until the withdrawal in 2011.
Delila Heaton (Barton) died on 9 Jul 2011 at the age of 95
Grave record for Delila Heaton (Barton) (21 Mar 1916 - 9 Jul 2011), BillionGraves Record 45208615 Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States