Gary Edsel Burton, 65


MT. JULIET -- Funeral services were conducted Saturday morning, Feb. 12 at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Burton, 65, of Lebanon.
A veteran of the US Navy and employed by TDS in Mt. Juliet for 37 years, Mr. Burton, an avid gardener, died Feb. 10, 2011.
Services were conducted by Brother Chuck Groover.
Survivors include: wife Betty Burton; children Gary (Joanie) Burton, Jr.; Adam (Terrel) Burton and Angela (Nathan) Bynum; step-daughters Dottie (John) Brown and Kim Hasley; sisters Shirley (Bill) Goins and Jean Owen.
Also surviving are grandchildren: Madison, Courtney and Rachel Burton; Matthew Troy Bynum, Joseph Heaton, Blake, Lee, Deven and Brittney Stewart; great-grandchildren Jayce Stewart and Isaiah Calvin as well as several other family and friends
Mr. Burton was preceded in death by his parents Luke and Dorothy Lee Estes Burton and his brother Bobby Burton.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, c/o Betty Adams, 14270 Lebanon Rd., Old Hickory, 37138
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, Mt. Juliet.