Originally created 02/26/03

Mr. Willie Burton (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Saturday, February 22, 2003 at Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia, Mr. Willie Lee Burton of Meadowlark Drive. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 27, 2003 at 1 p.m. from Carpentersville Baptist Church with Reverend Herman Bing officiating. Interment will be in First Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Burton was a native of Hephzibah, Georgia and a member of Carpentersville Baptist Church, North Augusta, S.C. He was United States Army veteran. Survivors are his wife, Elizabeth C. Burton; four sons, Kenneth Burton, Augusta, Paul (Connie) Burton, North Augusta, S.C., Russell (Shericia) Burton, Augusta, and Steven (Audrey) Burton, Virginia Beach, Va.; two daughters, Ophelia (Clayton) Tennyson, and Kimbi Overton, both of Augusta; one adopted son, Scott (Michelle) Bovian, Augusta; two sisters, Lucy Jordan and Elizabeth (Elliott) Griffin, both of Augusta; four brothers, James Burton, Charlie (Patsy) Burton, Norman (Josephine) Burton and William (Mary) Washington, all of Augusta; 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, relatives and friends. Friends may call the residence or W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA (706) 722-6401. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 26, 2003