Sheryl Kay Ross Burton

Sheryl Kay Ross Burton, 70, of Monticello, passed away on May 26, 2020, at her home.

She was born on April 9, 1950 in Monticello to the late Robert David “Bob” Ross and Doris Reedy Ross.

Mrs. Burton was the widow of Larry Burton, co-owner and operator of The Outpost convenience store and bait shop in Lake Village, and was a Baptist.

She enjoyed shopping, traveling and eating out. Her family was the love of her life and most important thing to her. She loved her family unconditionally, always there for them. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved them unconditionally. She was a very loving wife, mother and mamaw. She always took great pride in how she looked as she was a very pretty woman, inside and out. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a son, Clint; her stepmother, Anne Ross; and brother-in-law, Robert Burton.

Survivors include one son, Jeff Burton and wife Kay of Monticello; a daughter, Sonya Burton Floriani and husband Vincent of Vicksburg, Mississippi; four grandchildren, Cody Floriani, Tiffany Burton Fisher and husband Clay; Zackary Burton and wife Erin and Heather Floriani; brothers-in-law, Randy Burton, Kenneth Burton and wife Kathryne, Jackie Burton and wife Betty and Ricky Burton and wife Michelle; sister-in-law, Linda Burton Carpenter and husband Lloyd; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and her special pet dog, Cheby.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 29, at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello. A viewing (following the COVID-19 guidelines) will be held at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.