- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 26 March 2014
- Written by Mount Vernon Optic-Herald
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A memorial service for Betty June Burton, age 78 of Mount Vernon, will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home with her nephews Doug Miller and Mike Miller officiating.
Mrs. Burton was born in Rose Hill, Tex. to Jesse Theodore and Ida Ellis Compton. She married Tommy Ray Burton in Garland, Tex. on June 2, 1961.
Mrs. Burton died Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers, William Compton, J. T. Compton and Lloyd Compton.
Mrs. Burton worked her entire life as a secretary. After retirement in 1997, the family moved to Mount Vernon, where they became members of the First United Methodist Church and later the First Christian Church in Winnsboro. She enjoyed reading and cooking.
She is survived her husband of nearly 53 years, Tommy; one daughter, Taunya Dillard, and husband Tim, of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and one sister, Norma Jean Miller of Allen, Texas