Dorothy O. Burton, 90, of Rockwall passed away Nov. 14, 2011.
She was born Oct. 11, 1921, in Van Zandt County to Dow and Ida (Ayers) Waggoner. Dorothy had been a medical secretary and retired from Radiology Associates in 1986. She was a member of Crescent Heights Baptist Church in Abilene.
Dorothy is survived by her sons, Gary Burton and wife Valerie of Arlington and Ricky Burton and wife Margaret of Rockwall; daughter Shirley Thompson and husband George of Lubbock; a brother, Dee Wayne Waggoner of Vernon; sister Drucella Rogers of Vernon; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Snooks Burton; three brothers; four sisters; and her parents.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Nov. 17, at Sullivan Funeral Home Chapel, 1801 Houston Street, Vernon, with Rev. Ron Fox officiating. Interment followed in Wilbarger Memorial Park.
Rest Haven Funeral Home of Rockwall was in charge of local arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
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Published on  November 17, 2011