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Obituary: Joyce Burton Blair Burton, 73

By Wanda Woofter

We will celebrate our wonderful Mother's life!

Burton, Joyce Burton Blair Burton

Born: August 20, 1933

Mother left us her loving memories Tuesday, June 12, 2007.

We are certain she stopped by Puppy Heaven, crossed right over Rainbow Bridge and collected her beloved Rascle for the journey.

Joyce made a lasting difference in this world with her kindness and love.

Joyce was our mother, friend, mentor and one of this world's true Heroes.

Joyce professed faith years ago and joined Freedom Baptist Church as a member to this day.

Joyce was preceded in death by her husbands, Delford Ray Blair, and Allen Gene Burton; daughter, Linda Gail Blair; Mother & Father, Olva & Taylor Burton; sister, Jean Rexroat; brother, Bill Burton.

She leaves behind to treasure her memories family and friends:
  • Sons: Michael Lewis Blair (Marilyn) of Columbia, KY: Jerry Ray Blair (Lora) of Columbia, MO; and Douglas Wayne Burton (Michelle)of South Riding, VA

  • Daughters: Pamela Jean Blair Hancock (Bob) of Old Hickory, TN; and Wanda Blair Woofter (Andy) of Louisville, KY

  • Seven fantastic grandchildren: Rebecca Teel Woofter, Charleston, SC; Julie Ann Blair Coe (Jeremy), Russell Springs, KY; Melissa Raye Woofter, Kodiak, AK; John Paul Hancock; Knoxville, TN; Samantha Blair Hancock, Old Hickory, TN; Taylor Maureen Blair, Columbia, MO; and Mackenzie (Mackie) Ann Blair, Columbia, MO

  • Sister-in-law: Hilma Burton, Columbia, KY

  • Nephew: Lance Burton, Las Vegas, NV

  • Niece: Susan Robyn Burton Curry, Columbia, KY

  • Friends: Too numerous to mention, Betty & Junior Johnson to name a couple of special ones.
Visitation will be Friday, June 15, 3-9pm CT at Wilson Funeral Home.

Memorial service will be Saturday, June 16, 10-11pm CT, be held at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner DR, Russell Springs, KY.

Graveside service will be held at the Freedom Cemetery. Family and riends are welcome to join the family at the home of Mike and Marilyn Blair for refreshments following the services.

For those that would like to memorialize Joyce versus flowers, tax deductible donations can be made to the following:

Hospice & Palliative Care of Louisville, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Dr., Louisville, KY 40205-3224


Shamrock Foundation, Inc., Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 24033, Louisville, KY 40224.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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