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Terry Burton, 57

Posted on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 11:59 am

Burton, Terry, 57, of Lynchburg, passed away Friday Sept. 26, 2014 at his residence. A native of Lincoln County, he was the son of the late Harry T. Burton and Bonita Raby Burton Rogers. He was a member of Jasper Holiness Church in South Pittsburg. He was a Painter. Terry loved fishing, being with his family, loved life and never met a stranger. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Walker Burton of Lynchburg; sons Travis Burton of Shelbyville, Chris Keough of Tullahoma and Coty Irvin of Columbia; daughters Jennifer Walker of Fayetteville and Angela Irvin of Columbia; brother Harry ‘Bug’ Burton Jr. and wife Virginia of Lynchburg; brother-in-law R.L. Gattis of Lynchburg; sisters Marie Gattis and her husband Bobby of Lynchburg, Dorothy Heird of Lebanon, Betty Sue Hickson and her husband Freddie of Shelbyville and Gracie Hunt of Pulaski; mother-in-law Josephine Walker of Cowan; 10 grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was also preceded in death by his stepfather, James Rogers; father-in-law James Walker;  brother Jerry Burton; sister Peggy Gattis; and his daughter Kristie Dawn Burton. Services were held on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. at Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Sherman Lackey officiating. Burial followed in the Winchester Holiness Church Cemetery in Winchester. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Compassus 1805 N. Jackson Street Tullahoma, TN 37388. For online guest registry, visit <>. Lynchburg Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.