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JoAnne Woodard Burton

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 7:37 pm

JoAnne Woodard Burton, age 63 of Lynchburg, passed away Friday, May 4 at her residence after a battle with cancer. A native of Shelbyville, she was a daughter of the late Johnny Riley Woodard and Doris Atkinson who survives. She was a cashier at KMart in Tullahoma and a member of the Lynchburg First Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband, Smiley Burton of Lynchburg; sons, Tony Bina of Lynchburg and Boyd Bina and his wife Patty of Manchester; step-children; Tabby Thrasher and her husband Daryl of Columbia, Tenn. and Mike Burton and his wife Shelley, also of Columbia, Tenn.; mother, Doris Atkinson of Lynchburg; sister, Sherry Bateman and her husband Billy Wayne of Chapel Hill, Tenn.; brothers, Jerry Woodard and his wife Delorise, Kenneth Woodard and Mark Woodard, all of Estill Springs, Tenn; grandchildren, Courtney Benefield and her husband Caleb, Chase Thrasher, Hayden Burton, Chaffin Thrasher, Shane Hay and Taylor Burton and several nieces and nephews. Services were held May 6 in the Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Carl Tucker officiating. A private burial for family only was held at Booneville Cemetery. Lynchburg Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.