Bettye L RUTHERFORD Mini tree diagram
Burl Lawrence BURTON

Burl Lawrence BURTON1,2

26th Oct 19291,2 - 11th Aug 20192

Life History

26th Oct 1929

Born in Tichnor, Arkansas, Arkansas.1,2

6th Mar 1951

Married Bettye L RUTHERFORD in DeWitt, Arkansas, Arkansas.1

6th Oct 1964

Death of Bettye L RUTHERFORD.3,2

11th Aug 2019

Died in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas.2

11th Aug 2019

Buried in Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas.2


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    Burl Lawrence “Peaches” Burton
    BIRTH 26 Oct 1929 Tichnor, Arkansas County, Arkansas, USA
    DEATH 11 Aug 2019 (aged 89) Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
    BURIAL Fayetteville National Cemetery, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas

    Burl Lawrence Burton, 89, of Fayetteville, AR, left his earthy journey on Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Fayetteville. Many only knew him as “Peaches”.
    He was the second child born to Lynn Sr. and Winifred Ellenburg Burton on October 26, 1929 in Tinchor, Arkansas.

    Burl retired from the U.S. Air Force after serving 20 years. He was a 50+ year member of the Masonic Lodge.

    After returning home, he was in the furniture business and later sold to Sam’s Club as a Bassett furniture representative, where he met the love of his life, Virginia Witherspoon.

    He played guitar and sang in bands while serving in the Air Force. He had a passion for quail and turkey hunting and enjoyed many great friendships in Nocona and Quanah, Texas where he had a bird lease for years.

    Burl is preceded in death by his parents, Lynn Burton, Sr. and Winifred Ellenburg Burton Kennedy; his first wife, Bettye Rutherford Burton; his son, Doug Burton; and brother, Lynn Burton, Jr.

    He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia Harvey of Fayetteville; a son, Rick Witherspoon and wife, Shari of Prairie Grove; daughter-in-law, Denise Burton of Morrilton; grandchildren, Leigh Ann (Tim) Gray, Gary (Christy) Witherspoon, Catherine (Jared) Dunn and D.J. (Chelsea) Burton; and great-grandchildren, Matthew, Emma, Garrett, Brynlee, Kennedy and Sophie.

    Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Beard’s Chapel with Minister Vance Eubanks officiating. Interment will follow at 2:00 PM at the Fayetteville National Cemetery with full military honors.

    The family will receive friends from 12:00 PM until service-time on Wednesday at the funeral home.

    Created by L Bruns 12 Aug 2019
    --  Find A Grave Memorial 202071335,

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