BURTON, Wilmer

Date of birth: 22 Feb 1911, Adair County, Kentucky

Date of death: 25 Oct 1977, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana, October 26, 1977

Amos Thompson Retiree
Wilmer Burton
Edinburgh
      EDINBURGH  --  Wilmer L. Burton, 66, Edinburgh 
route 1, died Tuesday morning at Wishard Memorial 
Hospital at Indianapolis.  He had retired from Amos 
Thompson, Plastics Division at Edinburgh in 1970.
      Funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. 
Friday at Eskew Funeral Home at Edinburgh by the 
Rev. Crawford Coon.  Burial will be at Rest Haven 
Cemetery.
      Persons may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. 
Thursday.
      Burton was born Feb. 22, 1911, in Adair County, 
Ky., to David and Martha Burton Burton.  He married 
the former Pearl Burton Sept. 12, 1936, and she survives.
      He was a member of the Apostolic United Pente-
costal Church of Columbus.
      Other survivors include four daughters, Beulah 
Littlejohn and Esther Stanfill, both of Edinburgh, Sheila 
Hendrix of Columbus and Vickie Burton, at home; three 
sons, Dennis, Phillip and Jeffrey Burton, all of Edinburgh; 
four sisters, Ruby Burton, Anna Lee Caldwell and Irene 
Wilson, all of Columbus, and Katherine Roberts of Nash-
ville; a brother, Joe Burton of Edinburgh, and six grand-
children.
      He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana, November 2, 1977

Wilmer Burton
      Funeral services were conducted Friday at 1:30 p.m
. at Eskew Funeral Home by the Rev. Crawford Coon for 
Wilmer L. Burton, 66, Edinburg route 1, who died Tuesday 
morning at Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis 
where he had undergone surgery.
      He had retired from Amos Molded Plastics in 1970.
      Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery with Larry Burton, 
Edgar Burton, Dwight Burton, Bill Burton, Charles Burton, 
and Rusty Burton serving as pallbearers.
      Burton was born Feb. 22, 1911, in Adair County, Kentucky, 
to David and Martha Burton Burton.  He married the former 
Pearl Burton Sept. 12, 1936, and she survives.
      He was a member of the Apostolic United Pentecostal 
Church of Columbus.
      Other survivors include four daughters, Beulah Little-
john and Esther Stanfill, both of Edinburgh, Sheila Hendrix 
of Columbus and Vickie Burton, at home; three sons, 
Dennis, Phillip and Jeffrey Burton; four sisters, Ruby 
Burton, Anna Lee Caldwell and Irene Wilson, all of 
Columbus, and Katherine Roberts of Nashville; a brother, 
Joe Burton of Edinburgh, and six grandchildren.
      He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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