Posted: Monday, January 24, 2011 2:28 pm
The Messenger, January 24, 2011
Nelda Kay Burton, 71, of Mason Hall died 1 p.m. Jan. 22, 2011, at Volunteer Community Hospital in Martin.
Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Carroll officiating. Entombment was to follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were to be Maxie Hardin, George Wade, W.T. Sims, Brent Griggs, Lennie Burton, Dale Burton, Bruce Pope and Bryan Pope.
Mrs. Burton was born Sept. 9, 1939, in Obion County, daughter of the late Herbert Lee and Morie (Griggs) Parnell. She married Ray Burton Jan. 1, 1960. He survives.
She retired after 22 years of service with the Obion County Clerk’s office. She was a 1957 graduate of the former Mason Hall High School and was a member of Trimble United Methodist Church.
She is also survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mechelle and Jim Tuck of Hendersonville; her son, Mark Burton of Mason Hall; two grandsons, Vinny Tuck and Max Tuck, both of Hendersonville; and her mother-in-law, Mary Edna Burton of Union City.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Meloneye Burton.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.