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Alvin Wayne Burton, 41, Indianapolis, IN, (1971-2012)

He was a member of a large, highly regarded family with deep roots in Adair County, KY, and Johnson and Bartholomew Counties of Indiana. He was a utilities construction worker and had served in the United States Army Reserve

Alvin Wayne Burton, age 41 years of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away suddenly Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 11:19pmET, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 2pmCT/3pmET, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. John Blakey the officiating clergy. Burial will be in the Bearwallow Cemetery, 6080 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. The family requests visiting after 10amCT/11amET, on Sunday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

Alvin Wayne Burton, 41, Indianapolis, IN, (1971-2012)

He was born June 21, 1971 in Columbus, Indiana. He was the son of Murrell Burton of Columbia, KY and Sharon Kay Burton West of Columbus, IN, both of whom survive. He died Tuesday, December 18, 2012, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, at the age of 41 years, 5 months, and 27 days.

Alvin is survived by the following:
  • His father: Murrell Burton and wife Karen of Columbia, KY

  • His mother: Sharon Kay Burton West and husband Phillip of Columbus, Indiana

  • His wife: Jessica Dean Gortney Burton of Indiana

  • One daughter: Sarah Lynn Burton of Columbus, Indiana

  • Four sons: Joshua Burton of Edinburg, IN; Joseph Burton of Edinburgh, IN; Isaiah Burton of Columbus, IN; and Daniel Burton of Columbus, IN

  • Two half brothers: Andy Everroad of Columbus, IN; Eric Burton of Columbia, KY

  • One half sister: Amy (Shawn) Mahoney of Jacksonville, Florida
Alvin Burton was a utilities construction worker and had served in the US Army Reserves. Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements. Send a condolence to the family of Alvin Wayne Burton

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