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Doris Burton, 81, Columbia, KY (1940-2021)

Doris Fay (Bailey) Burton of Columbia passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021 at her residence. She was 81 years old.

At Mrs. Burton's request, there will be a graveside service at 11amCT on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at Haven Hill Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

She was born in Columbia, KY on August 28, 1940, to the late Granville and Estelle Young Bailey. She was also preceded in death by her husband Leon Burton.

Mrs. Burton was of the Christian faith; she enjoyed gardening, being outdoors and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include a son Steve Burton (Sarah) of Columbia, KY; four grandchildren Kyle, Hallie, Kaden and Hayes Burton; a great granddaughter Evelyn Burton; two siblings Kathreen Bailey Branham and Bradford Bailey both of Columbia and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two siblings Elvia Stinson and Sanford Bolin Bailey.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Doris Burton, 81, Columbia, KY (1940-2021)

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