BURTON, Lydia Anderson

Date of birth:  21 Jun 1904 – Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 29 Jul 1980 – Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, August 6, 1980


Mrs. Lydia Burton, 76, resident of Columbus Convalescent Center and former Edinburgh res­ident, died at the Con­valescent Center at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. She was a former Roviar Sportswear Company and C. P. Elec­tronics employee. Daniel Anderson of Edinburgh is a brother.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Hugh Owen at Eskew Fun­eral Home in Edinburgh Friday at 3:00 p.m. Bur­ial was at Rest Haven Cemetery with Everett Whitlock, Francis Crit­ney, Jr., William Moore and Claude White serving as pallbearers.

Mrs. Burton was born at Edinburg June 21, 1904, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Stout Anderson. She was the widow of Elza Burton and was a member of the Edinburgh First Christian Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Moore, Columbus, Barbara Walter­mire, Burbank, Calif., and Joyce Bargdoll, Mun­cie; three sons, William W. Burton, Bloomington, Samuel Burton, Beech Grove, and Everett R. Burton, Tabb, Va.; anoth­er brother, Thomas Anderson, Valley Station, Ky.; two sisters, Mar­garet Critney, Columbus, and Sarah Leper, Seymour; 20 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Submitted by Mark Wirey