Patricia Mae (Eaton) Burton

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Patricia Mae (Eaton) Burton, 87, of Rector, Ark., passed away on February 10, 2017, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center, Poplar Bluff. Mo. Patty was born in Bradford, Penn., to Maria and Fred Eaton, on August 8, 1929. She attended Mission High School in San Francisco,Calif. Later, she and her husband Ebert lived and raised their sons in San Pablo, Calif. and moved back to Rector in 1968. She took joy in visiting with her family, watching her sons play baseball, seeing her grandsons play football and riding their horses on the farm, picking cherries, growing veggies and African Violets and traveling the USA and a trip to Europe.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Ebert Burton; her grandson,Michael Burton; her parents and seven brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her children and grandchildren, Mickey and Mary Burton, Mickey G. and Norma Burton, Sabrina, Lauren and Cody, all of Rector, and Gene and Lynn Burton, Justin, Mallory, Joseph, Sydney, and Jarrod Burton of Navaree, Fla.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Rock Springs Cemetery, Knob, Ark., provided by Irby Funeral Home.

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