June 21, 1920 - April 19, 2012 STILLWATER Clifford Henry Burton, 91, died on Thursday, April 19, 2012, in Stillwater, Oklahoma. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the First Presbyterian Church in Stillwater. A private family interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens on Friday, April 27, 2012. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Clifford was born on June 21, 1920 in Chattanooga, Oklahoma to Henry and Cora Burton. He attended Oklahoma A&M, and graduated with his Doctorate. He went on to work as an OSU Extension Dairy Specialist. Clifford married Thelma Kenyon on June 14, 1941 in Lawton, Oklahoma. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife, Thelma Burton of Stillwater, OK; son, William Burton of Tulsa, OK; son, Robert Burton of Stillwater, OK; daughter, Carol Walton of Cherry Hill, NJ; six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to: The First Presbyterian Church, 524 S. Duncan St., Stillwater, OK 74074, or Judith Karman Hospice, P.O. Box 818, Stillwater, OK 74076. Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 25, 2012