Melissa Jo Burton

Melissa J. Burton

Melissa Jo Burton, 42, of Aurora, IL, entered into eternal life on Saturday May 4th, 2013. Born on April 4th, 1971 in Lafayette, IN she was the daughter of the late Howard Eugene Burton and Brenda Diane Burton.

Melissa was a beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, fiancé, aunt, cousin, and friend. She enjoyed the simple things in life and always found reason to smile. With a heart full of love she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her children and grandson.

Surviving is a daughter, Melinda Kult (fiancé, Armando), and two sons, Howard Kult (fiancée, Kylee) and Jonathon Burton. Also surviving is her sister Kelly Summerfield (husband, Dean), her fiancé Marc Rodkey, her grandmother Ona Burton, and her grandson Tristan Kult (son of Melinda Kult), and numerous nieces, cousins, and friends.

Memorial services will be held at Hippensteel Funeral Home, 822 N. 9th St., Lafayette, IN for family and friends Saturday, May 11th, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

Funeral Home

Hippensteel Funeral Home, Inc.
822 North Ninth Street Lafayette, IN 47904
(765) 742-7302

Published in the Journal & Courier from May 8 to May 9, 2013