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Barbara Cayton
Funeral service for Barbara Cayton, age 84 of Chickasha, Oklahoma, will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in the McRay Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Charles Watson will officiate.
Barbara was born the daughter of Jesse L. Flesher and Hazel Ellen Davis Flesher on November 2, 1932 in Kingman, Kansas. She died on December 29, 2016 at her home in Chickasha.
Barbara moved to Chickasha at a young age and graduated from Chickasha High School in 1951. She moved to Colby, Kansas where she met her husband Melvin Cayton whom she married in 1952. They lived in Atwood, Kansas until 1988, then moved to Chickasha. Barbara was one of the original employees of Sterling House where she worked for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents Jesse and Hazel Flesher; husband Melvin Cayton; two brothers Victor and Jimmy Flesher; sister Emma Lou Flesher.
Survivors include her daughter Pricilla Warrick of Chickasha; daughter Shirley Zimmerman of Oklahoma City; son Merlin Cayton of Burlingame, Kansas; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother Kenneth Flesher of Oklahoma City; sister Colleen Perdue of Oklahoma City.
Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Service will be under the direction of the McRay Funeral Home.
Published on December 30, 2016
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