Joe D.


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Joe D. Burton

Feb 17 1929 - Feb 12 2010

Joe D. Burton, age 80, of Mabank, Texas, passed away February 12, 2010, in Mabank. Joe was born February 17, 1929, in McKinney, Texas, to Jess L. and Lottie Edna (Herron) Burton. He married Christine Taylor on July 22, 1999, in Kaufman County, Texas. Joe was an engineer with Austin Bridge Company until he retired. He later had an art gallery at Love Field until shortly before his death. He is survived by his wife, Christine Burton of Mabank, Texas; son, Jeff Burton and wife, Sandra of Benbrook, Texas; daughter, Cindy Slater and husband, Ben of Grand Prairie, Texas; grandchildren, Blake Slater of Mansfield, Texas, Brook Slater of Grand Prairie, Texas, Miranda Montiel and husband, Juan of Mansfield, Texas, and Trevor Burton of Benbrook, Texas; and brother, Robert Leon Burton of Center Point, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Elizabeth. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 18, 2010, at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.
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