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Obituary: Narie Evelyn Burton, 84, Edinburgh, IN


Mrs. Burton was an Adair County native and member of a large Garlin, KY area family. Her family operated the Garlin general store and U.S. Post office at Garlin from many years. She was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, a cook, and a homemaker.
Narie Evelyn Burton, 84, Edinburgh, IN, formerly of the Garlin Community in Adair County, passed away Saturday January 12, 2008, at 2:45am, at her home.

The funeral service will be Wednesday, January 16, 2008, at 1:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Ralph Foster the officiating clergy. Burial will be at Haven Hill Cemetery, KY 206, between Columbia and Garlin, Adair County, KY.

She was born January 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Johni & Fannie Beth Burton Coffey and the widow of Henry Thomas Burton, who preceded her in death on January 17, 2003.She is survived by the following:
  • Three daughters: Brenda Keith, and Audrey Burton and her husband Harold, all of Columbia, KY; and Sharon Burton of Columbus, IN

  • Four sons: Ronald Lee Burton and his wife Genett, Edinburgh, IN; Gary Burton and his wife Judy, Louisville, KY; Freddie Burton and his wife Arcie, Cincinnati, OH; and Greg Burton and his wife Roseann, Edinburgh, IN

  • One brother: Earl Cofffey and his wife Gladys, Columbus, IN

  • Three sisters: Lillie Bell Coffman, Virginia; Margaret Graham and her husband Bob, CA; and Carolyn Branaman and her husband Dan, IN.

  • And several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces nephews, and a host of other realtives and friends.
Mrs. Burton was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Edinburgh, IN. She was a cookand a homemaker. For many years she and her late husband operated a general store and post office at Garlin, KY.

Visitation will be after 3:00pmCT, Tuesday, January 15, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

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

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