Alva K. Burton (1934 - 2012)


Alva K. Burton, 78, of Shobonier, died on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at his home.
Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia, with the Rev. Doug Wodtka officiating. Burial will be in Indiana at a later date. Visitation will be held from 5:30 p.m. until time of services on Monday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at
Mr. Burton was born on Sept. 29, 1934, in Franklin, Ind., the son of Gordon Harvey and Ruby Burton. He married Norma J. Coy on July 11, 1953, in Columbus, Ind.; she died on March 7, 2005.
He is survived by daughters, Dianna and her husband Edward Helton of Shobonier, Lorraine and her husband Randy Sluder of Edinburgh, Ind., and Dana Jackson of Shobonier.

Published in The Leader-Union from Oct. 15 to Oct. 24, 2012