BARTON, Celeste Lynn (Bell), 65, of Bridgeport, Ohio, and formerly of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at home.
She was born May 18, 1951, in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter of the late Harold and Genevieve (Givens) Bell. She was a graduate of Wheeling Northern Community College and worked for Ohio County Schools and Family Violence Services of Wheeling. She loved to travel and spend time with her grandkids and great grandkids. She was their Mimi and everyone loved her. She had friends all over the world and every one of them was special in their own way.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, John H. Barton and Bud A. Reineke, one great granddaughter, Madison Yoho, one brother, Sonny Bell, and one sister, Shirley Carver.
She is survived by three children, John H. (Barb) Barton of Martins Ferry, Ohio, Jacqueline (Brian) Burkle of Wheeling, and Jeffrey (Heidi Baker) Barton of Martins Ferry, Ohio; two brothers, Robert (Bobby) Bell of Wheeling, and Roger (Carla) Bell of Wheeling; thirteen grandchildren, Amanda, Amber, Aaron, Casie, Coner, John Jr. Bethany, Alexis, Tyler, Amelia, Asianne, Aubreigh, and Jeffery Jr.; and eleven great grandchildren, Genevieves Gooch, Brantley Givens, Paisley Campbell, Alyssa Hall, Brysen Hall, Kendra Hall, Erik Kennen, Allyanna Bever, Charles Yoho, David Yoho, and Austin Bonuales.
Friends will be received on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 2pm until time of service 4 pm at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to Celeste’s family by clicking here to assist them with the many expenses at this very difficult time.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhome.com