Constance A. "Connie" (Davis) Burton
Constance A. "Connie" Burton, 100, of Louisville, Kentucky, and formerly of Jacksonville, died Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Parkway Rehab and Nursing Center in Louisville. She was born Feb. 3, 1916, in Frankfort, Missouri, the daughter of James and Nannie (Reading) Davis. She married Harold Burton and he preceded her in death in 1969. She is survived by a son, Michael Burton (wife, Claudia) of Louisville, Kentucky; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two nieces, Nancy Wright of Jacksonville and Karen Cook of Springfield; and several extended family members. She was preceded in death by five siblings, Jimmie "Lorene" Sheppard, Sarah Cook, Quilley Davis, Andrew Davis and Nathaniel Adams. Mrs. Burton was a former child care worker and a member of Bethel AME Church in Jacksonville. She enjoyed playing Bingo and solving word puzzles. Graveside funeral services will be held 11:15 a.m. Saturday at Jacksonville East Cemetery. The family will meet friends 10-11 a.m. Saturday at the Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Condolences may be sent online at buchanancody.com.
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