NEWPORT NEWS - Lillie Melton Burton, 93, departed this life on April 24, 2014. She was a member of James River Baptist Church and was very active in the VFW. Lillie was preceded in death by her husband Temple Burton, parents; Larry and Mamie Melton , her brothers; Charles and Stuart Melton , sister, Lorraine Burnside. Lillie is best known for her love of animals, especially her cat Buddy. She is survived by her nephew Edward Melton, nieces; Constance Beatty and Orene Coffman and a number of cousins. The family will receive friends at Bucktrout Funeral Home on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm . A graveside service will be held Sunday at Bybees Road Baptist Church starting at 1:00 pm. On line condolences may be shared with the family at www.bucktroutfuneralhome.net.
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Published in Virginia Gazette on Apr. 26, 2014