Mr. Sherman Burton of Columbia, KY. went on to his eternal rest
Friday, January 12, 2018 at TJ Samson Hospital in Glasgow, KY,
with his children at his side. He had made a profession of faith.
He was born September 21, 1938 to the union of James William (“Willie J”)
and Nancy Jane McQueary Burton in the Christine Community of
Sherman was a respected, local businessman, working with his son
for more than thirty years. He was well known for his friendliness, fairness,
wonderful sense of humor and readiness to be helpful to everyone.
He enjoyed cooking, canning, fishing and spending time with family & friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers:
Woodruff, Vertis, Marvin, Carl and Wallace Burton; and four sisters:
Hattie Hollins, Arleter Burton, Veneitta Burton, and Gladys Powers;
and one great granddaughter: Haili Wall; one grand daughter-in-law:
Sherman Burton is survived by his three loving daughters: Vickie (Terry) Kidd
of Scottsville, KY; Janet (Donnie) Wall of Columbia, KY;
Marlene (Bob) Ragle of Russell Springs, KY; one son: Sherman Wayne
(Martha Anne) Burton of Columbia, KY; nine grandchildren: Lisa (Mike) Akin
Of Bowling Green, KY, Eric Neat of Cedar Park, TX; Chris (Cheryl) Wall,
Mike (Jennifer) Wall, Anthony (Tonya) Wall, Brittany (Lucas) Bearden, all
of Columbia, KY; Tonya (Louis) Stargel of Russell Springs, KY;
McKenzie Hobbs and Spencer Cole of Columbia, KY;
and twenty–one great-grandchildren.
He is also survived by two sisters: Pinkie Lee, Cincinnati, OH, and
his twin, Shirley Bryant, Columbia, KY, as well as numerous other
relatives and friends.
Visitation will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM with Celebration
of his life gathering on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM at
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Pastor Eric Gilbert officiating
Interment will be at the Bearwallow Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donation be made to Kosair Shriners
Children’s Hospital, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, or to the Bearwallow
Cemetery Maintenance Fund may be left at the funeral home
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements