Lucille Burton

Lucille Burton LUBBOCK-Lucille Bertha Burton, 82, passed away Nov. 15, 2012. She was born Jan. 23, 1930, in Kansas City, Mo., to the late Jess and Bertha Rowland. Lucille married Roy Burton on Oct. 4, 1949, in Kansas City. Survivors include four children, Larry Burton of St. Joseph, Mo., Linda Newman of College Station, Texas, Glen Burton of Hobbs, N.M., and Roxann Lusk of Lubbock; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and four brothers, Robert, Lloyd, Delmar and Junior Rowland, all of Kansas City. Lucille was preceded in death by her husband, Roy; son, Ricky; and seven siblings. Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Pastor Bracken Christian officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home. To view memorial tributes and leave words of encouragement to Lucille's family, visit

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Nov. 18, 2012