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Frances Martin Barron

YORK -- Frances Martin Barron, 99, wife of the late Archie A. Barron, of 213 East Liberty St., died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.

Born in York County, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Martha Cook Martin. She graduated from Winthrop College and was a co-owner of the York Tire Store and York Petroleum Company.

Survivors include her son, Archie I. Barron of Seneca, S.C.; daughter-in-law, Janet Barron of Portland, Oregon; grandchildren, Archie I Barron Jr., and wife, Lenora, of Concord, N.C., Liza Barron O'Cain and husband, David, of Blythewood, S.C., Ashley Barron of Portland, Alison Barron of New York, N.Y.; sister, Faye Martin Hoke of Rock Hill, S.C.; and brother, Marvin Martin of York; great-grandchildren, Archie I. Barron III, Mattie Barron O'Cain, and William David O'Cain.

She was predeceased by a son, James Martin Barron; and two brothers, Tom Martin and Ralph Martin.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008, at Rose Hill Cemetery in York. The family will receive friends after the service. Dr. Tony Grant and the Rev. William Barron will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to York Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 475, York, SC 29745 or to a charity of one's choice.

Bratton Funeral Home in York is serving the Barron family.

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