Rose Mary Burton, 87

Graveside Thursday 5 Apr 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Memorial Park Cemetery St. Joseph , Missouri

Posted: Apr 20, 2018 10:56 AM
Updated: Apr 20, 2018 1:43 PM

Rose Mary Burton

Rose Mary Burton, 87, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care.
She was born December 6, 1930 to Simon and Rosa (Tritten) Hutchison.
Rose Mary married Howard Burton on October 11, 1952; he preceded her in death on November 7, 2007.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church.
Rose Mary loved sewing, quilting, gardening and keeping her house spotless. She was a wonderful seamstress and made numerous articles of clothing for her family, including prom dresses and social formals. Caring for her family was an important part of her life and brought her much joy and happiness.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sons, Curtis and Clinton D. Burton; brothers, Jackie Dean and Simon Roger Hutchison.
Survivors include daughter, Christine Sollars (Eric); son, Craig Burton; granddaughters, Melissa Winn (B.J.), Mandy Lemmon (Cory); great grandchildren, Jacee, Jori, and Jett Winn, Brody, Jax, and Milo Lemmon; sisters, Ethel Duke (Lloyd), Jeannie Harris (Wayne); special friend and sister-in-law, Shirley Burton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside Farewell Services and Interment 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Clubs for Kids at Fairview Golf Course.

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