BURTON, Luther R.

Date of birth:  6 Sep 1922 – Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky
Date of death: 12 Mar 1981 – Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, March, 18 1981


The Rev. Douglas Smith conducted funeral ser­vices Monday at 1:00 at Eskew Funeral Home for Luther R. Burton, 58, of Edinburgh who died early Thursday morning at Vet­erans Hospital in Indian­apolis. An Army Veteran of World War II, he had been ill some time.

Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery with James W. Smith, Robert G. Smith, Billy R. Smith, Roy L. Madden, Alfred Madden and Robert Meeks serving as pallbearers.

Mr. Burton was born at Columbia, Ky., September 6, 1922, the son of Wheel­er and Ossie Burton. He was formerly married to Martha Bryant.

Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne Meeks of Edinburgh and Sue Green of Louisville, Ky.; a brother, William (Rusty) Burton of Edin­burgh; three sisters, Barbara Rhude, Juanita Caldwell and Pearl Burton all of Edinburgh, 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Submitted by Mark Wirey