Blanche Burton, 87

Blanche Lucille Hemphill Burton, 87, formerly of Brady, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007, in Clarksboro, N.J. Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Leatherwood Memorial Chapel with Rev. Gene Lyles and Rev. Jerry DeBord officiating. Burial followed at Lohn Cemetery in Lohn. She was born Feb. 10, 1920, in Lohn, to Robbie Klebon (Klebe) and Josephine (Baird) Hemphill. She married Chester Lee Burton in Brady, March 10, 1940. She was a resident of McCulloch County for many years. She was employed as a teacher’s aide and also operated an antiques business. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She is survived by a son, Coye Lee Burton of Brady; a daughter, Melva Toy and husband, Tom, of Pittsgrove, N.J.; a brother, Glen Hemphill of Wenatchee, Wash.; two sisters, Geneva Dean of Alvin and Blake Barth of Temple; five grandchildren, Thomas Toy and wife, Sandy, of Abilene, Shannon Toy and wife, Jill, of Glassboro, N.J., Adam Toy and wife, Amy, of Farmers Branch, David Burton of Anton and Cynthia Ann Burton of Copperas Cove and eight great-grandchildren, Abigail Toy, Emily Toy, Rebekah Toy, Anna Margaret Toy, Alexa Toy, Addison Toy, Alyssa Burton and Amberly Burton. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother, Joe Vanuel Hemphill and a sister, Mary Whaley.

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