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Obituary: Carolyn L. Burton, 65, dies in Indiana


She was born in Casey County, KY. She was a homemaker, who loved animals, travel, and animals. The funeral and burial will be in Greenfield, IN
Carolyn L. Burton, 65, a resident of Greenfield, IN, passed away Sunday, June 8, 2008, at her residence.She was born November 29, 1942, in Liberty, KY, to the late James Lincoln and Etta (Young) Hold.

She attended Casey County High School in Liberty, was a homemaker, loved to travel, attend auctions, and loved animals. She loved her family and loved spending time with them.

She is survived by her husband, Eugene Burton, of Greenfield, IN, whom she married January 9, 1960. She is further survived by the following:

  • Daughter: Angela (Jesse) Melton of Greenfield, IN

  • Granddaughters: Brooke and Brittany Melton, both of Greenfield, IN

  • Brother: Ray (Joann) Holt, Mt. Washington, KY

  • And several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers Gene and Bill Holt; and sisters, Bessie Eberly and Betty Farmer.

The funeral service will be at 10am, Friday, June 13, 2008, at Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Pasco Chapel, Greenfield, IN, with Chris Braschler officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery, Greenfield, IN. Friends may call Thursday, June 12, 2008, at 4:00pm until 8:00pm at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, Memorial and Tribute Gifts, 1755 Abbey RD, East Lansing, MI 48823, or Hancock Regional Hospice, 801 N. State Street, Greenfield, IN.

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