BURTON, Otis Von

Date of birth:  22 Nov 1897 – Adair County, Kentucky
Date of death: 15 Oct 1980 – Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, October 22, 1980


Otis Von Burton, 82, Edinburg, died early Wednesday afternoon at Johnson County Memorial Hospital. He had retired in 1963 from Hill Broth­ers Veneer Company.

Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Vernal Mowary at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Eskew Fun­eral Home. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Larry Burton, Rickey Burton, George Burton, Maurice and David L. Burton and Tim Streeval.

Burton was born in Adair County, Ky., Nov. 22, 1897, the son of John William and Josephine Shaw Burton. He married Mary Emma Holt in October 1927 and she survives. He was a member of Edinburg Separate Baptist Church, Odd Fellows and Moose Lodges.

Other survivors include eight children, Raymond Lloyd, Maurice Dale, Har­old Leonard, Howard Wayne and Charlotte Ann Burton, Violet Sue Lindsey and Josephine Jane Johnson, all of Edinburg, and Margaret Lillie Willey, Oscoda, Mich; a sister, Florence Burton of Edin­burg; a brother, Russell Burton, Columbia, Ky., 41 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.

Submitted by Mark Wirey