BURTON, Louis V.

Date of birth:  7 Apr 1891 – Kentucky
Date of death: 1 Jan 1978 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, January 5, 1978


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 Wednesday 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 step­son, Denver Cooper of Edinburgh; four sisters, Mrs. Fannie Davis, Mrs. Emma Whitlock, and Mrs. Gertrude Burton, all of Edinburgh and Mrs. Ada Anderson of Campbells­ville, 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 Wirey