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Obituary: James L. Burton, 82, Adair Co., KY native

He was a tool maker at Cummins Engine, in Columbus, IN, for 41 years and owned JB's Used Furniture store in Columbus, IN, 40 years. He was a member of the Columbus Moose Lodge and served in the US Army

James L. Burton, 82, of North Vernon, IN died at 9:05amET, Saturday, August 28, 2010, at his residence.

The funeral will be at 1pmET, Thursday, September 2, 2010, at Myers-Reed Chapel, 3729 25th ST, Columbus, IN, with the Rev. Douglas Smith officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8pmET/3-7pmCT, Wednesday, September 1, 2010, and from noon until service time Thursday, September 2, 2010. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery, 501 North Gladstone AV, Columbus, IN, with military honors by the Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.


James L. Burton, Adair Co., KY native (1928-2010)

James L. Burton was born on January 10, 1928 in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, the son of Oscar and Bessie Allan Burton. He died Saturday, August 28, 2010, in North Vernon, Jennings Co., IN, at the age of 82 years, 7 months, and 18 days.

He married Phyllis J. Hatfield in Columbus on May 6, 1947.

He was a tool maker at Cummins Engine Co. for 41 years and he owned JB's Used Furniture Store in Columbus for 40 years.

Mr. Burton was a member of Columbus Moose Lodge. He served in the U.S. Army. He loved to work, cook and eat.

Mr. Burton is survived by the following:
  • A son: Randy (Jenny) Burton of Seymour, IN

  • A daughter: Donna (Darrell) Lockherd of Columbus, IN

  • Sisters: Christine Orner of Edinburgh, IN, and Linnie McCorel of Southport, IN

  • Grandchildren: Paula Rothrock and Crystal Ahlbrand of North Vernon, IN; Christina Little of Alabama, and Angel Wright of Holton, IN

  • A stepgranddaughter, SueAnn Vancleve of Seymour, IN

  • Ten great-grandchildren

  • And three great-great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, on March 16, 1997; daughters, Terry L. Purtlebaugh and Nancy E. Hibbs; four brothers; and five sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana.Online condolences may be made at www.myers-reed.com.com


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