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Mrs. Hazel L. Burton, 87, Howard Co., IN/Adair Co., KY native (1930-2018)

She was the daughter of the late Lora & Nanie (McElroy) Burton, and the widow of William Paul Burton, whom she has now joined in heaven. She was a member of a very large Adair County, KY, family of 14 siblings. With her passing, one sister, Nina Coombs, of Kokomo, IN, survives. She was born in Adair County, KY. and was a resident of Howard County, IN, at the time of her death there. She enjoyed gardening and most of all; spending time with her grandkids and family. She will be missed by all who knew her. Her final resting place will be in Indiana.
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Hazel L. Burton, 87, passed away on January 6, 2018 at Community Howard Hospital in Kokomo, IN.

Family will receive friends from 11pm-1pmCT/12pmNoon-2pmET, on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S Webster St, Kokomo, IN with services to follow at 1pmCT/2pmET, officiated by Pastor Robert Bogue and Jeff Sermons. Burial will take place at Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery.

Hazel L. Burton, Adair Co., KY native (1930-2018)

Hazel was born to Lora & Nanie (McElroy) Burton in Adair, County, KY on February 13, 1930. She died Saturday, January 6, 2018, in Kokomo, Howard County, IN, at the age of 87 years, 10 months, and 24 days.

She married William Paul Burton June 4, 1949. She now joins him with their Heavenly Father.

Hazel enjoyed gardening and most of all; spending time with her grandkids and family. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Hazel is survived by:
  • A son: Rick Burton (Leigh Ann)

  • One sister: Nina Coombs

  • Four grandchildren

  • Two great grandchildren

  • And several nieces and nephews
Preceding Hazel in death were her husband William Paul Burton; seven brothers and five sisters.

You may visit to sign the guest book, or to leave a condolence for the family.

This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY.

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