Ruby Burton, 86 of the Morris Chapel Community, formerly of the Allen Schoolhouse area of Adair County, Kentucky passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at 7:10 PM after several weeks illness.
She was born August 5, 1931, the daughter of the late George and Flora D. Harmon Cook of Adair County, Kentucky.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jimmy Burton on March 30, 2008; two sons Stevie and Buford Redmon, and by five brothers; six sisters and by several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Burton is survived by one son, Robert Redmon of Russell Springs, KY; four daughters, Janet Bennett of Edmonton, Darlene (Johnny) White of Glasgow, Debbie (Steve) Taylor of Breeding, and Anita (Bobby) Daniel of Columbia.
She is survived by 13 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and a special niece Deloris “Sissy” Stapleton of Columbia.
A special friend, Gertrude Kerns of Columbia also survives.
Ruby worked at Fruit of the Loom and other sewing factories. She enjoyed playing bingo, gardening, quilting and loved being a mother and grandmother.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Junior Holmes officiating.
Interment followed in the Redmon Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jason Bennett, Steven Burton, Bodie Curry, Colyn Curry, James Curry, and Darren Taylor.
Honorary Pallbearers were Dana Daniel, Ashley Fitzpatrick, Rhonda Furkins, Brandy Hargrove, Stephanie Perdue, Tracy Perry, Leann Taylor, and Crystal Wright.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements.