BURTON, Louis V.

Date of birth: 7 Apr 1891 Kentucky

Date of death: 1 Jan 1978 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana, January 5, 1978

  
LOUIS BURTON
      Services for Louis V. Burton, 86, of Edinburgh 
route 3, died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Welcome 
Nursing Home in Franklin. 
      Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. 
John Lucas at Edinburgh Holiness Church Wed-
nesday at 2:00 p.m. and burial was at Rest Haven 
Cemetery.  Calling hours had been held at Eskew 
Funeral Home.
      A former Amos-Thompson Corporation employee, 
Mr. Burton was born April 7, 1891, in Kentucky to 
William M. and Rebecca R. Burton.  He married Cleo 
Woodrum April 2, 1942, and she survives.
      Surviving with the widow are four daughters, 
Mrs. Lorcey Wilson, Indianapolis, Mrs. Lela Land 
and Mrs. Kathleen Burton, both of Edinburgh, and 
Mrs. Betty Eckert of Columbus; two sons, Gordon 
and Roland Burton, both of Edinburgh; one step-
son, Denver Cooper of Edinburgh; four sisters, Mrs. 
Fannie Davis, Mrs. Emma Whitlock, and Mrs. Gertrude 
Burton, all of Edinburgh and Mrs. Ada Anderson of 
Cambellsville, Ky.; one brother, Elza Burton of 
Edinburgh, 15 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
      He was preceded in death by one son, Vinas Burton, 
and one brother, Sam Ed Burton. 

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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