Betty Burton

Betty Inez Lee Burton, 83, of Monticello, passed away October 28, 2013 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many. Her passion was caring for her family.

Born June 23, 1930 in Ashley County, Mrs. Burton was was born June 23, 1930 to the late David Allen Lee, Sr. and Elsie Spry Lee.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Burton.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Roma Gene Burton of Monticello; one son, Don Burton and wife, Lavera of Jonesboro; one daughter, Mary Louise Burton Miller and husband, Gary of Monticello; four brothers, David “D.A.” Lee of Texas, Don Lee of Kansas City, Mo,, Robert Lee of Temecual, Calif. and James Lee of Kansas City, Mo.; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and a very special companion and friend, Debbie Hayes of Warren.

Funeral arrangements are by Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home.