Jessie L. 'Nanny' Barton, 97, of Indep., MO passed away on April 11, 2012. Visitation will be Sat., April 14th from 9:30-10:30am with service beginning at 10:30am at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel. Burial to follow in Mt. Washington Cemetery. Jessie was born on March 1, 1915 in Seymour, MO to Joseph & Nettie Byrd. She graduated from Fordland High School (Fordland, MO) in 1933. In 1936 she married Lawrence Barton and together they had one son. The family settled & made their home in Indep., MO. Jessie was a member of the Pleasant View Methodist Church. She loved sewing, gardening & cooking. She made the best fried chicken, hot rolls & homemade pies for family & friends. Jessie is preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Lawrence & all of her siblings. She is survived by a son, Billy Joe 'Jody' Barton (Laura) of Indep., MO; a grandson, Jerry Barton of Omaha, NE; two great grandchildren, Nicole McGee (Bradley) & Jessica Shaddox (Chad); 5 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephews as well as many dear friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th Street Kansas City, MO 64133, 816-353-6555.