Norval Dean Barton

October 4, 1927February 13, 2013

Norval Dean Baron, 85, passed away on February 13, 2013 in Tuttle, Oklahoma. Norval was born on October 4, 1927 in Newalla, Oklahoma to Marion T. and Cora (Young) Barton.

Norval served his country during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army and was Honorably discharged after two years of service. He enjoyed keeping up his yard, playing golf, bowling, fishing, and the OU Sooners. Norval had a contagious laugh and the ability to get an entire rooms attention.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Leroy and Delbert Barton. Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Violet Barton; children, Deena Curlis and husband Kenneth, Rhonda Drwiega, Tracy Barton and wife Kim; grandchildren, Raven, Joseph, Lisa and husband Preston, Craig and wife Teresa, Jeffrey, Trevor, Kameron; great-grandchildren, Destiny, Cicely, Zoe, Ean, Keely, Lauren, Noah, Sophia; brother, Bob Barton; and his extended family, Joe and Denise King, Debbie Fread and James Hurlock.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel. Condolences may be offered at


  • Memorial Service Friday, February 15, 2013

Norval Dean Barton

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Reba Heffernan

March 1, 2013

Rhonda, I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. Now I know where you get your laugh from. He must have been a fun person to know. My deepest sympathy.
Reba Heffernan

Robert Sutton

February 21, 2013


I was saddened by your news of losing your Dad. I know there is a special bond between father and daughter. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May you always remember the good times you had with him when he enters your thoughts.

Bob Sutton