BURTON, Thelma B. (Clark)

Date of birth: 14 Feb 1910 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 2 Jun 1982 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana

Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, June 3, 1982

Archie Burton's Wife
Thelma Burton Rites Saturday
     Funeral service for Thelma Burton, 72, 
of 334 Elm at Hope, will be conducted by 
the Rev. Ralph Turney at 10 a.m. Saturday 
at Norman Funeral Home at Hope, where 
persons may call from 4 until 9 p.m. Friday.  
Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery at 
Edinburgh.
      Mrs. Burton died at 9 a.m. Wednesday 
at Bartholomew County Hospital after being 
in failing health several years.  She was the 
wife of Archie Burton.
      Mrs. Burton was born at Edinburgh Feb. 
14, 1910, the daughter of William and Mary 
Dyke Clark.  She was married to Burton June 
8, 1929.
      She was a member of St. Louis Crossing 
Independent Methodist Church, Friendly 
Neighbors Extension Homemakers Club and 
Women's Christian Temperance Union.
      Surviving with her husband are five 
children, James and Donald Burton of Hope, 
Kenneth Burton of Greensburg, Diana Bennett 
of San Diego, Calif., and Patsy Barker of La 
Mesa, Calif.; three sisters, Lucille Gilbert and 
Martha Davis of Edinburgh, and Daisy Odem 
of Arizona; four brothers, Kenneth Clark of 
Columbus, Maurice and Donald Clark of Edin-
burgh and Walter Clark of Hope, nine grand-
children and five great-grandchildren.

Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, June 7, 1982

Services
Thelma Burton
      Funeral service for Thelma Burton, 72, 
of 334 Elm at Hope, was conducted Saturday 
at Norman Funeral Home at Hope by the Rev. 
Ralph Turney.  Burial was at Rest Haven 
Cemetery at Edinburgh.
      Pallbearers included George Glick, 
Gary Christy, Tom Beeker and David, Richard 
and Tom Thayer.
      Mrs. Burton died Wednesday at Bartho-
lomew County Hospital.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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