Joe Anne 'Cricket' Barton, 79, of Flemingsburg, wife of John Thomas Barton, passed away suddenly on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in a motor vehicle accident in Nicholas County. Born on March 2, 1937 in Fleming County, she was a daughter of the late Clarence E. and Florine Maxey Alexander.
A homemaker, Joe Anne was a member of the Bald Hill Tabernacle of God. She was a very happy person, always doing for others. Joe Anne loved to read and she also enjoyed the outdoors, raising flowers and working in her garden. She was always giving away the vegetables she'd grown to her family and friends. Joe Anne had an affection for butterflies, and also loved to fish and go four-wheeling with her husband. But, most of all, she loved her family and being around people. One of her favorite things to do was to go and visit with people.
Besides her husband, she is survived by: a son, Keith (Kellie) Price of Ewing; three daughters, Barbara (Barry) Tincher of Paris, Tracy (Gary) Jolley of Ewing, and Ellen Brooks of Ewing; grandchildren, Daniel Tincher, Matthew (Chasity) Brooks, Myranda Brooks (Coty Hunt), Sarah Peck, Alicia (Patrick) Planck, Adam (Kelsey) Jolley, Bayley, Hannah, Logan, and Charlotte Price; great-grandchildren, Mattison and Jera Brooks, Connor Planck, and Hunter Jolley; brothers, Ben (Susan) Alexander of Maysville, Gayle (Geraldine) Alexander of Ewing, Harold Alexander of Ewing, and Gerald (Dana) Alexander of Ewing; sisters, Melba (Delmer) Kerns of Carlisle, Clarine Price of Ewing, RuthAnn (Sidney) Anderson of Ewing, and Patricia Kay (David) Slone of Morehead; step-daughters, Kristal (Robert) Humphries, and Amy (Donnie) Reed; step-grandchildren, Quentin Humphries, Brandon Reed, Hannah (Daniel) Harmon; step-great-grandson, Owen Harmon; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, as well as other extended family members. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by: her first husband, T.C. Price; son, Thomas Clinton Price, Jr.; brothers, Wayne and Donald Alexander; and sisters, Thelma Whisman, Linda Sue Alexander, and Kathryn Alexander.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home officiated by Sister Helen Hamilton. Visitation will be from 10:00 am -' 2:00 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Matt Brooks, Daniel Tincher, Adam Jolley, J.C. Slone, David Slone, Gary Jolley, and Barry Tincher.
Memorials are suggested to the Cancer Care Club, P.O. Box 189, Flemingsburg, KY 41041. Condolences may be made at www.carpenterfritzvicefh.com
Tuesday June 21, 2016 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home
Tuesday June 21, 2016 2:00 PM Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home
Mt. Tabor Cemetery