Betty I. Burton, 77, of Hope, died Friday, May 11, 2018 at her home.

Betty retired from Columbus Sportswear. She attended The Ridge and Northview Assembly of God.

Betty liked to read and enjoyed walking. She also enjoyed spending time with her family.

Born on October 21, 1940 in Wayne County, Kentucky, Betty was the daughter of Loren and Glenna Hancock. She married Leamon Burton on March 15, 1961, and he survives.

Other survivors include children, Randall E. (Cynthia) Burton of Columbus and Russell L. (Diane) Burton of Hope; grandchildren, Eric E. (Courtney) Burton of Columbus and Craig R. (Brittany) Burton of Hope; great-grandchildren, Elayna J. Burton and Calissa N. Burton, both of Columbus, and Morgan R. Burton and Lauren D. Burton, both of Hope; and siblings, Oral Hancock of Columbia, Kentucky, Vera Burris of Columbus, Gerald (Martha) Hancock of Columbus, Jay R. (Nancy) Hancock of Springfield, Virginia, Carolyn (Rick) Perry of Flora, Illinois, Jeff (Patricia) Hancock of Russell Springs, Kentucky, and Ronnie (Danette) Hancock of Columbia, Kentucky.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Charlene Taylor and Jewell Law; brother, Lonnie Hancock; and infant sister, Geneva R. Hancock.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Norman Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald Hancock, Randy Burton, and Eric Burton officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Hope Moravian Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to The Ridge or Northview Assembly of God.

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