SHREVEPORT, LA - Funeral services for Lola Poland Burton, 96, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. Officiating will be Dr. Murry Hodge and Mr. Keith Brossette, her Sunday School Teacher. Interment will follow in Forest Park St. Vincent. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at the funeral home.
Lola was born on November 21, 1914 in Fryeburg, LA to James and Althius Poland. She passed away on May 23, 2011 in Shreveport.
Lola was preceded in death by her parents; siblings; husband, Guy Burton and daughter, Mary DeMoss. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, James Burton and wife, Louise, and Jim Burton and wife, Amelia; daughters, Dorothy Martin and Billie Pool; 14 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren and 28 great-great-grandchildren.
Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to the James Burton Foundation (318) 424-5000.