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Zina H. Burton, 88, Columbia, KY (1932-2020)

Zina H. Burton of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at his home. He was 88 years old.

Funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Saturday, February 29, 2020,Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Jordan Abell and Bro. Wes Irvin officiating. Burial will follow in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Friday.

He was born January 14, 1932, in Adair County, to the late Alvin and Nona Burton, a former businessman owning Burton Lime Service, a farmer and attended Bearwallow United Methodist Church as long his health permitted.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Regina Davidson Burton on January 27, 2013 and the following siblings, Lloyd, Edgar, Lawrence, Earl, Leonard and James Burton, Cecile McKinney and Marie Pyles.

Survivors include:
  • Four sisters-in-law - Anna Burton of Columbia, Louine Sinclair of Campbellsville, Arthia Jones of Fishers, Indiana, Kay Davidson of Lisle, Illinois
  • One brother-in-law - Billy Davidson of Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Special caregiver - Julie Stephens of Columbia
  • Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Bearwallow Cemetery Fund would be appreciated and can be left at the funeral home.

Casket Bearers: Marshall Irvin, Everett Wayne Irvin, Larry Irvin, Wes Irvin, Marty Irvin, Billy Withers

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Zina H. Burton, 88, Columbia, KY (1932-2020)

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