Hubert “Buzz” Burton
Posted By Sparta Live | January 30, 2012 12:00 am
Hubert “Buzz” Burton, 85, of Sparta, passed away Jan. 28, 2012, at his home, in Sparta.
Mr. Burton was born July 16, 1926, in Jackson County, to Nugene Burton and Nevie Frances Graham Burton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; children, Jerry Burton, Joyce Conley; and brother, Johnnie Burton.
Survivors include his loving wife of 69 years, Emogene Burton, of Sparta; sons, Cordell Burton and wife Sandra, Darrell Burton and wife Katie, all of Sparta; daughters, Glenda Marshall and husband George, Kathy Duncan and husband Donnie, Gayle Murdock and husband Mike, all of Sparta; brother, Bonnie Gene Burton and wife Betty, of Jackson County; sister, Annell Sircy, of Smith County; 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral service 11 a.m., Feb. 1, 2012, at Thurman Funeral Home, with burial in Upper Cherry Creek Cemetery. Bro. Freddie Copeland and Bro. Ray Young will officiate. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m., Jan. 31, at the funeral home.
Thurman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.