CHARLESTON -- Freddie L. Balton, 54, died Dec. 23, 2004, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born Sept. 7, 1950, in Forest City, Ark., he was the son of the late Freddie and Essie Lee Ford Balton and had lived in Charleston for many years.
Survivors include: one son, Freddie Balton Jr. of St. Louis; two daughters, Wenona Balton and Sylvia F. Balton of St. Louis; six brothers, Ozell Jones of Charleston, John L. Jones, Odell Jones, Vernell Balton and David Stiddem of St. Louis and Jerry Satterwhite of Arkansas; one sister, Essie B. Jones of St. Louis; and three grandchildren.
Visitation is from 1 p.m. Friday until time for services at 3 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Charleston. Elder Steve Betts will officiate.
Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.