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Tommie Burton, Adair County, KY (1936-2014)

He was a member of a large, respected Northeast Adair County, KY, family. He was a long time shop operator, farmer, logger and furniture merchant. He was the son of hte late Zack & Emma Willis Burton. and the widower of Margie Lewis Burton and Nona Rodgers Burton. He leaves 29 direct living descendants.
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Tommie Burton age 78 years of Columbia, KY passed away, Monday April 14, 2014 at 7:59pmCT, at his home.

Funeral services will be Friday, April 18, 2014 at 11amCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Rev. Junior Holmes the officiating clergy. Interment will be in Bearwallow Cemetery, 6090 Liberty Road, Collumbia, KY. Visitation will be after 3:30pmCT, Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Kevin Burton, Dale Cowan, Tommy Wayne Burton, Ralph Curry, Donnie Ray Burton, Frankie Burton and Kenney Burton.

Honorary Pallbearers: Mikie Burton, Lonnie Burton, Steve Curry, Rodger Burton, Ronnie Cowan, Lewis Burton & William Albert Burton.

Tommie Burton, Adair County, KY (1936-2014)

He was born Thursday, March 12, 1936. He was the son of the late Zack & Emma Willis Burton. He died Monday, April 14, 2014, at the age of 78 years, 1 month, and 2 days.

Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by one daughter Carole Neat; two sons, James Burton & Barry Burton; and his wives Margie Lewis Burton & Nona Rodgers Burton He is survived by he following:
  • Three daughters: Sandra Neat and her husband Jimmy of Columbia, KY; Jenny Stotts of Campbellsville, KY; and Bernadine Burton of Campbellsville, KY

  • Special friends: Pat Wethington of Columbia, KY and Danny Fisher of Russell Springs, KY

  • Three sisters

  • Three brothers

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Sixteen great grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews, host of other relatives

  • And friends in Adair County and from Russell County Auction, and Hosparus of Green River
He was a long time shop operator, farmer, logger and furniture merchant.

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Tommie Burton, Adair County, KY (1936-2014)

2014-04-15 - 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Tommie Burton, Adair County, KY (1936-2014)

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