Sherman Burton of Columbia, KY. went on to his eternal rest Friday, January 12, 2018 at TJ Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY, with his children at his side. He had made a profession of faith. He was born September 21, 1938 to the union of James William (“Willie J”) and Nancy Jane McQueary Burton in the Christine Community of Adair County.
Sherman was a respected, local businessman, working with his son for more than thirty years. He was well known for his friendliness, fairness,wonderful sense of humor and readiness to be helpful to everyone. He enjoyed cooking, canning, fishing and spending time with family & friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers: Woodruff, Vertis, Marvin, Carl and Wallace Burton. Also, by 4 sisters: Hattie Hollins, Arleter Burton, Veneitta Burton, Gladys Powers; One great granddaughter: Haili Wall; One grand daughter-in-law: Wendy Neat.
3 daughters: Vicki (Terry) Kidd of Scottsville, KY; Janet (Donnie) Wall of Columbia, KY; Marlene (Bob) Ragle of Russell Springs, KY
1 son: Sherman Wayne (Martha Anne) Burton of Columbia, KY
9 grandchildren: Lisa (Mike) Akin of Bowling Green, KY; Eric Neat of Cedar Park, TX; Chris (Cheryl) Wall, Mike (Jennifer) Wall, Anthony (Tonya) Wall, Brittany (Lucas) Bearden, all of Columbia, KY; Tonya (Louis) Stargel of Russell Springs, KY; McKenzie Hobbs and Spencer Cole of Columbia, KY
2 sisters: Pinkie Lee, Cincinnati, OH, and his twin, Shirley Bryant, Columbia, KY
Numerous other relatives and friends
Visitation will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Gilbert officiating.
Interment will be at the Bearwallow Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donation be made to Kosair Shriners Children’s Hospital, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, or to the Bearwallow Cemetery Maintenance Fund and may be left at the funeral home.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements