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 Norman Burton

Norman Burton

Bard, Quay County, New Mexico, USA
Death 17 Nov 2010 (aged 92)
Burial Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA
Plot Section EF / Block 52
Memorial ID 61843896 · View Source
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Norman Burton, 92, of Amarillo, formerly of Canadian, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today in Hughs Funeral Home Memorial Chapel in Canadian with the Rev. Tom Stribling officiating and Larry Mote assisting. Burial will be in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery in Canadian.

Norman was born Aug. 18, 1918, in Bard, N.M., to the late E.B. Burton and Dollie Starkey Burton. He attended schools in San Jon, N.M.

He married Lorene Massey on May 16, 1940, in San Jon. They moved to Claude before they settled in Hemphill County near Canadian.

Norman did custom baling and raised registered Yorkshire hogs and livestock. He served as Hemphill County commissioner and was a member of various organizations. He was an avid supporter of livestock shows.

The family would like to thank the staff of Canyon View Estates and Interim Hospice.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Cloyd Burton.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Lorene Burton; four sons, Dorland Burton and wife Ann and Shelby Burton and wife Sue, all of Stratford, Oran Burton and wife Ann of Stinnett, and Duval Burton and wife Shirley of Spearman; two sisters, Mildred Mote and husband Hobart of Broadview, N.M., and Elsie Wiseman of Vega; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggest memorials be to a favorite charity.

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Amarillo Globe-News, Nov. 19, 2010

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  • Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
  • Added: 19 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61843896
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Norman Burton (18 Aug 1918–17 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61843896, citing Edith Ford Memorial Cemeteries, Canadian, Hemphill County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Kenneth D. Bogard (contributor 46562702) .