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Virginia C. Burton, 95, Adair County, KY (1924-2019)

She was a member of Bearwallow United Methodist Church, retired after 30 years at Lindsey Wilson College in the Cafeteria and she loved to quilt.

Virginia C. Burton, 95, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, February 8, 2019 at her home.

Funeral services will be Monday, February 11, 2019 at 2pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Clifton Bennett officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation is after 11amCT Monday.

Casket Bearers: Michael Burton, Allan Farris, Nick Burton, Colby Robertson, Blaine Harden, Bryce Farris, Tim Puckett.

She was born January 28, 1924, in Wilder, Tennessee, to the late Marvin and Etta Richards Franklin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Willie Curtis Burton on April 3, 1993; one son - Steve Edward Burton; three brothers - Otis, Garnett & Roy Franklin; and four sisters - Nina Roth, Wanda Nicholson, Helen Logsdon, and Carrie Franklin.

She was a member of Bearwallow United Methodist Church, retired after 30 years at Lindsey Wilson College in the Cafeteria and loved to quilt.

Survivors include:

Two sons - Danny Burton (Joanie) of Lebanon; and Tony Burton and his wife Sandy of Columbia

Three daughters - Janice Walton of Columbia; Judy Puckett and her husband Wilson of North Vernon, Indiana; Billie Kay Farris and her husband Terry of Columbia

Nine grandchildren - Michael Burton, Sandra Morgan, Karen Schwab, Dana Ellison, Tim Puckett, Tammy Harden, Allan Farris, Laura Ottosson, Nick Burton

11 Great-Grandchildren - Stephanie Bennett, Eric Morgan, Shelby Hatcher, Colby Robertson, Bryce Farris, Blaine Harden, Morgan Rimstidt, Evan Land, Owen Land, Jordan Puckett, R.J. Puckett

One great-great grandchild - Lainey Kay Hatcher

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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Virginia C. Burton, 95, Adair County, KY (1924-2019)

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