MALDEN - John Henry Walton, 83, died Feb. 17, 2005, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born March 28, 1921, in Sardis, Miss., son of the late Ben and Elginie Brooks Walton, he was a member of the Malden Church of Christ.
In 1941, he married Virgie Mae Rogers who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one daughter, Connie Shelby of Chowchilla, Calif.; two brothers, Eddie Walton of Sikeston and Dorvice Walton of Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Della Jones of Cape Girardeau and Fannie Holmes of Alton, Ill.; two grandsons, John Boy Walton of Manchester, Ky., and Yajuana Shelby of Champaign, Ill.; and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Bobby Jean Walton; two sisters, Hattie Howard and Gracie Robinson; and eight brothers, Junice Walton, Willie Walton, Cornell Walton, Bracie Walton, Melvin Walton, Fred Walton, Charles Walton and Jack Walton.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden.
Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Malden Church of Christ with David McElwain officiating.
Burial will follow in the Macedonia Cemetery at Malden.