Allen Burton

Allen Burton, 86, of Hornbeak died Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Tuesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Carl Southerland officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
Pallbearers will be Chris Burton, Ricky Burton, Randy Burton, Joe Burton Jr., Kevin Bennett and Morgan Burton.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until hour of services Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on Nov. 28, 1931, in Hornbeak, son of the late Virgil and Florence (Johnson) Burton. He married the former Margaret Williams. She passed away in 1996. He then married the former Lorene Lovell on March 10, 1997. She survives.
He worked for 20 years at Storey Sawmill and Lumber Company and was of the Baptist faith.
He is also survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Laura and Bruce Bennett of Hornbeak; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Jerry Allen Burton of Hornbeak and Randy and Gigi Burton of Jackson; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Alene Short of Maury City; one daughter-in-law, Liz Burton of Hornbeak; one stepdaughter and her husband, Liz and Ronnie Russell of Milan; one stepson and his wife, Tommy Ray and Cheryl Blackwell of Brewton, Ala; two step-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his son, Joe Burton Sr., and his sister, Velma Smith.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website:

Published 4.9.18

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