Lou Emma (Roberts) Burton, 95, of Clinton, IL formerly of Nancy, KY passed away 5:20 A.M. February 1, 2019 at her family residence, Clinton, IL.


Graveside Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Farview Cemetery, Nancy, Kentucky.  Visitation will be 10 – 12 Noon Saturday, February 23, 2019 at the Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, Il.


Memorials may be directed to the Okalona Baptist Church, Nancy, KY.


Emma was born May 16, 1923 in Norfleet, KY the daughter of Elmer and Mary Catherine (Daulton) Roberts. She married Winfield Burton, March 20, 1941. He passed away October 27, 2005.


Survivors include her son, Thurman W. (Sandy) Burton, Batesville, AR; daughter, Evelyn (Woody) Wilson, Clinton, IL; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Shirley Mae Burton; 3 brothers; 5 sisters.


Emma was a homemaker and retired after 20 years from Better Coils in Goodland, IN. She was a member of the Okalona Baptist Church in Nancy, KY.


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