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Timothy "Tim"

L. Burton

PALMYRA - Timothy "Tim" L. Burton, 66, died at 10:26 a.m., Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home. Tim was born on May 6, 1947, in Palmyra, Ill., son of L. S. and Alta Burton, who preceded him in death. He married Peggy Probst on May 27, 1973.

Tim was a member of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam. His hobbies included golf, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. He was a longtime employee of Olin Corporation in Alton, Ill., retiring in 2008.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Burton, a son, Anthony "Tony" Burton (Tina), children, Jacob and Kaylee of Williamsville, Ill.; a daughter, Mary Burton, children, Dylan Burton and Kaden LeGrand of Girard Ill.; two sisters, Mary Jo Ragen (Walter) of Girard, Ill., and Renee Lyons of Waverly, Ill.; one brother, Paul White (Brenda), of Godfrey, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, July 13, 2013, at the Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Ill. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Palmyra, Ill., with graveside military rites conducted by Palmyra American Legion Post. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Friday at the chapel. Memorials may be made to Northwestern Area Food Pantry, c/o Stults-Neece Chapel in Palmyra, Ill. Condolences may be sent to the family online at


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