Dorothy Emogene Burton
By Kim Swindell Wood | February 16, 2016 2:06 pm
Dorothy Emogene Burton, 88, passed away Feb. 15, 2016, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Mrs. Burton was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Sparta, to George Issac Henry and Addie Caroline Whiteaker Henry.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Hubert Burton; children, Jerry Burton, Joyce Conley; sisters, Ora Spivey, Cora Moore, Esther Murdock, Ann Bean; and brother, Andy Henry.
Survivors include her children, Cordell Burton and wife Sandra, Darrell Burton and wife Katie, Glenda Marshall and husband George, Kathy Duncan and husband Donnie, Gayle Murdock and husband Mike; grandchildren, Regina Barlow, Brandie Eldridge, Josh Burton, Rhonda Simmons, Christy Slone, Jason Duncan, Brian Murdock, Mary Ann Savage, Ricky Conley, Greg Conley; 22 great grandchildren; and three great-great- grandchildren.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Feb. 18, 2016, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Upper Cherry Creek Cemetery, in White County. The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Feb. 17, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.