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Peggy Jo (PJ) Burton-Fletcher, 70, Adair County, KY native (1947-2017)

We've received word from David Carpenter that his mother, Peggy Jo 'PJ' Burton-Fletcher, has passed away in Texas. She was born in Columbia up on Burton Ridge and her whole family is from this area.

Peggy Jo Burton-Fletcher (PJ), 70, of Ingleside On the Bay, Texas, passed away Monday August 21, 2017.

PJ was a unique soul who left an everlasting impression on everyone she met. She had a big heart and took in all sorts of strays, in some cases nursing the sick back to health. She will be sorely missed.

Funeral Service, 10amCT, Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home, 2003 West Wheeler Avenue, Aransas Pass, TX. Entombment at 1pmCT, Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Seaside Memorial Park, 4357 Ocean Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Peggy Jo Burton-Fletcher (PJ) was born February 16, 1947 in Columbia, KY. She was the daughter of Leonard Burton & Virginia Sinclair-Burton. She died Monday, August 21, 2017, at the age of 70 years, six months, and five days.

She is survived by:
  • Her husband, Dr. John L Fletcher

  • Children Dr. Greg & Wilma Klaus, David & Susan Carpenter;

  • Stepchildren Lynn (Buzz) Fletcher and Jana & Barry Markowitz;

  • Grandchildren Olivia & Sean Carpenter, Claire, Emma & Owen Fletcher, Aaron and Julie Markowitz;

  • Siblings Barbara Fuhr, Homer & Ruth Burton, Randall & Jan Burton, Terry & Diane Burton, Garry Burton and Rickey Burton.
She is preceded in death by brothers Gilbert Burton and Wendell Burton.

Services Pending due to Hurricane in Texas. They will be added as soon as known.

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Peggy Jo (PJ) Burton-Fletcher, 70, Adair County, KY native (1947-2017)

2017-09-01 - Ingleside-on-the-Bay, TX - Photo submitted by David Carpenter.

Peggy Jo (PJ) Burton-Fletcher, 70, Adair County, KY native (1947-2017)

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