Barton worked to help the entire city

Brewton councilman dies; funeral Saturday

Cheryl Barton said her husband loved people and loved helping people and wasn't going to let the fact that he was confined to a wheelchair stop him from doing what he love most. Brewton City Councilman Fred Barton died Monday night at his home less than two months after having a tumor removed from his spine.

Barton's funeral will be held Saturday at the T.R. Miller High School auditorium in Brewton with visitation from 12 noon to 2 p.m. with the funeral starting at 2 p.m.

A graduate of Southern Normal School, Barton joined the Brewton City Council as the District 5 representative in 2008 and w...

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