Lois Burton

Saturday, February 2, 2002

MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Lois Ella Burton, 77, of Henderson, Tenn., died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002, at the home of a daughter in Henderson.

She was born Aug. 11, 1924, in Sweetlips, Tenn., daughter of William Patrick and Hallie Leeanna Hamm Flatt. She first married L.V. Hopper, who died July 6, 1972. She and Jack Burton were married July 5, 1973. He died July 28, 1993.

Burton lived in the Morehouse and Sikeston, Mo., areas many years, moving to Henderson four years ago. She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include six sons, Andy Hopper of Adamsville, Tenn., William Hopper of Rockford, Ill., James Hopper of Morehouse, Randy Hopper and Mike Burton of Sikeston, Phillip Flatt of Milan, Tenn.; four daughters, Doris Hevener of Morris Chapel, Tenn., Joyce Sissom of Sweetlips, Barbara Flanigan of Morehouse, Carolyn Hopper of Rockford; 35 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, two sisters and four brothers.

Friends may call at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Morehouse from 5-8 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Givens officiating. Burial will be in New Morley Cemetery at Morley, Mo.