Martha Joy Burton, 84, of the Green Hill community, passed away on July 22, 2020 at her home.
She was born on December 9, 1935 in Drew County to the late Lee Hayden (Keel) and Gladys Wilson.
She was the widow of Doyle Edward Burton, a homemaker and member of the New Hope Assembly of God Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Brian Wilson Burton; a grandson, John Hester; and her brothers, Aubrey Wilson, Charles Hayden Wilson; and a sister, Bennie Wilson Black.
Martha worked part-time at Town and Country Florist for a few years. She loved to do needlework, quilting, reading, and collecting pretty things. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and going on trips to Mountain View and the beach.
Survivors include three sons, Doyle Alan (Buck) Burton and wife Dorcas of the Green Hill community, Joe Don (Donnie) Burton and wife Jonene of Dayton, Texas and Robert Burton of the Green Hill community; three daughters, Joy Cooper and husband Fred of Monticello, Melinda Loveless and husband Herschell of the Valley community and Debbie Burton of the Green Hill community; one sister, Linda Berryman and husband Joe of the Green Hill community; one brother, Larry Wilson and wife Charlotte of the New Hope community; and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Burton of Durham, NC.; grandchildren, Brandon Burton, Jason Cooper, Amber Terry, Jessica Ripkowski, Josh Hester, Desiree Doucet, Rebecca Leigh Loveless, Karen Reed, Dane Loveless, Cody Poe, Kyle Poe, Kayla Scruggs, Makenzie Burton and Devin Burton; nineteen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 25, at 10 a.m. at the Green Hill Cemetery in Drew County.