Virginia Louise Burton of Fort Smith went to be with the Lord on April 3, 2013 at the age of 84. She was retired from the Fort Smith school system, where she was a cafeteria worker at Kimmons Junior High. She loved being a housewife and mother, and enjoyed "doing" for her church, Trinity Baptist Church. In recent years, she attended Genesis I Fellowship.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church on Saturday, April 6 followed by a grave site service at the Burton Family Cemetery in Huntington, Ark. Pallbearers were Joshua Burton, Jacob Burton, Caleb Burton, Cody Helms, Steve Leonard, David Moore, Matt Parks, and William Ajuria.

She is survived by two sons, David Burton of Fort Smith and Mark Burton of Rudy, a daughter, Mary Ann Carter of Conway, one sister, Irene Henry of Missouri, 12 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Danny Charles Burton, and her husband, Elmus Riley Burton.

Memorials may be made to Genesis I 5400 E. Hwy 252, Huntington, AR 72940.

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