Ms. Katherine Ann “Katie” Calton, 39, of Hartville, Missouri, and formerly of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2009, at her home.
She was born on March 20, 1970 in Mtn. View, Missouri, the daughter of Brenda Calton and Edwin Folks.
Katie lived in the Mtn. Grove area most of her life. She lived a short time in St. Louis, Springfield and Monett, Missouri. She graduated from Plato High School in 1988. Katie worked various hospitality jobs for several years and in 2003 she graduated from Ozarks Technical College with an associate’s degree in hospitality. She had continued to work in the hospitality field. She enjoyed spending time with her daughter, family and friends. She loved scrapbooking, camping, swimming and gardening.
Katie was preceded in death by her grandmother and grandfather Calton; grandfather and grandmother Barton; an aunt, Patricia “Pat” Jones; and two uncles, Ivan Barton and Utah Smith.
She is survived by her daughter, Britney L. Calton of the home; her mother, Brenda K. Barton of Mtn. Grove; her stepfather Lonnie E. Barton of Houston, Missouri; her father, E.L. “Aaron” Folks of Montreal, Missouri; a sister, LaNell Renee Barton of Mtn. Grove; four half brothers and three half sisters; an aunt and uncle, Barbara and Jerry Dickison of Murtaugh, Idaho; a great-aunt, Deloris Rook of Mtn. Grove; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Services were at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mtn. Grove. Burial was in the Hillcrest Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri.