THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Carroll C. Burton, 89, died Saturday, November 30, 2013 in University McDuffie Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 3, in the Sweetwater Baptist Church with the Rev. J.B. Redd and Rev. Richard Dendler officiating. Burial will follow in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. Mr. Burton was a native of Wilkes Co., but has lived in Thomson for many years. He had retired from Thomson Co. with over 35 years of service. He was a Cattle Farmer, having been named Cattleman of the Year in 2012. He was a retired school bus driver, a Navy veteran of W.W.II, and a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church. He was a past member of the McDuffie Soil & Water Commission and a member of the Board of Farm Bureau. Mr. Burton was preceded in death by his parents, Montie and Thelma Burton, and two brothers, Ray and Mack Burton. Survivors include his sister, Rebecca (Teddy) Reese, Thomson; his brother, James (Louise) Burton, Canton; nieces and nephews, Roger (Debbie) Burton, Dr. Sandra (Reid) Inglett, Tracy (Pat) Ansley, Scott (Julie) Burton, Dr. Laurie Burton, Carla (Tommy) Cole, and Perry Burton; several great nieces and nephews and two great-great-nephews. Pallbearers will be Roger Burton, Scott Burton, Phillip Burton, Jason Burton, Blake Ansley, and Gene Burton. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the C.D. Cason Sunday School Class. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sweetwater Baptist Church Building Fund. Friends may call at the residence or at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday night at the funeral home. You may sign the online guest book at www.curtisfuneralhome.com. Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Curtis Funeral Home
218 West Hall Street Thomson, GA 30824
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Dec. 2, 2013