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Ella Burton

Ella Mae Burton, 85, of Columbia died Thursday, December 13, 2018 at her residence.

Born in the Flatwoods Community of Adair County, she was the daughter of the late Will Andy and Molly Franklin Rodgers and wife of the late Pink Burton.  Mrs. Burton was a loving and caring mother and grandmother and previously attended the Calvary Temple Church in the Garlind community.

Her survivors include four sons, Billy (Mitzi) Burton, Bobby (Betty) Burton, Junior Burton, and Clifford Burton all of Columbia; two daughters, Allene (Gary) Cox and Patty (Henry) McColley both of Campbellsville; nine grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four children, Judy Burton, Patsy Burton, William Burton and Phillip Burton; and two sisters, Nonie Parnell and Mary Lillie Rodgers.

The funeral services were at 2:30pm on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in Bearwallow Cemetery.

Visitation was after 3:00pm on Sunday at the funeral home.

Bro. Troy McWhorter officiated.

Pallbearers were Henry McColley, Gary Cox, Benji Foster, Bobby Sinclair, Will Shields, Chris Burton, and Brady Burton.