SIDNEY B. HARTON, 85, died March 15, 2004 in Abilene
with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Mr. Harton was born on February 4, 1919, in Ranger to
Lou Ellen Howell and Archie Ball Harton. He married
Polly Murray on September 14, 1946 in Olden. He served
his country in the Navy, worked in the oilfields for 39
years as a welder, was a member of First Baptist Church,
and had been a resident of Ranger since 1949. He enjoyed
spending time with his family, and working around his
He was preceded in death by his parents and 5 siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Polly Harton of Ranger;
daughter, Karla Kay Franklin (RHS-1971), of Bedford;
son, Gary Wayne Harton (RHS-1978), of Ranger; brother,
Shelby Harton of Rosanky; sisters Christine Poole of
Burleson and Annie Lu Guinn of Austin; grandchildren,
Haydn Boyd Franklin of Haltom City and Kaci Goodman
of Austin; great-grandson, Dylan Boyd Franklin; numerous
nieces and nephews.