Irene Burton

PARTRIDGE — Irene Burton, age 72 of Partridge, KY, entered into eternal life on Sunday, April 06, 2014, at the UT Medical Center in Knoxville, TN. She was born in Harlan County on July 02, 1941 to the late Levi and Offie Lewis Rhymer. Irene was a homemaker and member of the Lewis Creek Pentecostal Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Pleas Burton; and siblings, Wanda Kidd, Geri Slusher and Bobbie Powers.

She has left to cherish her memory, her children, Mike (Susan) Burton of Partridge, Lisa (James) Holland of Lynch, and Angie (Keith) Slone of Corbin; sisters, Betty Hubbs and Patsy Rhymer of Cumberland, and Imogene Morris of Middlestown, OH; grandchildren, Brandon and Michael Burton, McKenzie Slone, Erika Wynn, and Sara Brashears; great grandchildren, Shelby and Lindsey Burton, Christian Maggard, Braylen Gilley, Ashlynn North, and a another great grandchild due this year; and a host of other friends and family.

The family will receive friends at the Lewis Creek Pentecostal Church in Partridge, KY on Thursday, April 10, 2014, and Friday, April 11, 2014, between 6 – 9 pm. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at the church at 1 pm with Reverend Ron Oplinger officiating. Interment will follow in the Burton – McKnight Cemetery in Partridge, KY.

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Tri City Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Funeral Home

Tri City Funeral Home - Benham
506 Holly St Benham, KY 40807
(606) 848-5455

Published in The Harlan Daily Enterprise from Apr. 8 to Apr. 11, 2014