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Clifton Wayne Burton, 83, Columbia KY (1936-2020)

Clifton "Wayne" Burton of Columbia passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at his residence. He was 83 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY. . Bro. Richie Curtis and Bro. Jamie Bryant will be officiating, with full military honors provided by VFW Post 6097. Burial will follow in the Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pmCT until 8pmCT at the funeral home. For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and The Healthy at Work Guidelines.

Born August 4, 1936, in Adair County he was the son of the late Carl & Altha Lorena Pyles Burton.

Mr. Burton was a member of the Purdy Separate Baptist Church and a Separate Baptist minister in the area. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force.

Survivors include his wife Alice Feese Burton of Columbia; two sons Daniel Burton (Crystal) and Timothy Burton both of Columbia; three grandsons Devin (Haley), Samuel and Christopher Burton; a great-granddaughter Amelya Burton; three brothers Toon (Ethel), Mick (Nancy) and Ralph (Peggy) Burton; two sisters Frankie Hatch (Marvin) and Gail Camfield (Randy); several nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Keven Burton and a sister JoAnn Burton.

Pallbearers will be Christopher, Samuel, Devin, Adam and Mike Burton and Barry McGaha.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Clifton Wayne Burton, 83, Columbia KY (1936-2020)

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