FREER, Texas – John Vance Barron, 73, passed away September 27, 2008 at his home in Freer.

John was born June 24, 1935 in Spearville, La., to John and Audrey Barron.  He  retired as a supervisor for Cox and Hamon Oilfield Company.  He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Elaine, and a brother, Lanny.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Barron of Freer; his mother-in-law, Frankie Holcomb of Freer; two daughters, Linda (Chris) Davis of Corpus Christi and Michelle (Shane) Brandt of Freer; two sisters, Sandy (Melvin) Gay of Lyford and Betty (Jerry) Tomsu of Robstown; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Visitation will be Monday, September 29, 2008 from 2 to 9 p.m. at Holmgreen Mortuary in Alice.  Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 in Hahl Memorial Park in Freer, Texas.

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.

–Paid Obituary