Bartons retiring from delivering meals to seniors
July 25, 2021
Today, July 25, marks a special day for one of the volunteers at the Woods County Senior and Nutrition Center in Alva. John Barton is celebrating his 80th birthday.
John and Margaret Barton started volunteering for meals on wheels at the Senior and Nutrition Center 15 years ago. Every Wednesday, and it doesn’t matter what the weather was, they would deliver hot meals to the center’s homebound clients. The delivery automatically includes a welfare check.
If there was no response to knocking and ringing the doorbell or an answer on the phone, the Bartons always checked back with the off...