Betty Jane Burton, age 73, of Lebanon, TN, died Jan. 11, 2017.
Betty was a member of Generations of Grace Church. She was a graduate of Madison High School and was a retired Customer Service Representative for TDS.
Betty was the daughter of the late, Charles Lesley Murdock and Eleanor Louise Reed Smithson. She was also preceded in death by Thurston Lee Smithson, who raised her after her father's death. Betty was the wife of the late, Gary E. Burton, Sr. She was also preceded in death by, Sterling K. "Stan" Barrett, the father of her daughters, Dottie and Kim.
She is survived by children, Dottie (John) Brown, Kim (Gary) Barrett, Gary (Shelly) Burton, Jr., Adam (Terrel) Burton and Angelia Burton, siblings, Judy, Vicki, Teresa and Timmy, grandchildren, Madison (Andrew) Lopez, Courtney Burton, Rachel Burton, Joseph Heaton, Blake (Jessica) Stewart, Lee (Cassie) Stewart and Brittney (Taz) Weese, great-grandchildren, Isaiah, Jayce, Braelee, Konner, Carter, Aiden and Noah, several nieces and nephews, precious pet, Molly.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Pastor Kathy Tack officiating. Interment will follow at Green Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be John Brown, Blake Stewart, Lee Stewart, Joey Heaton, Gary Burton, Jr. and Taz Weese. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Goodall, Clyde Lee and fellow retirees of TDS.
Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 1400 Donelson Pike, Suite B5, Nashville, TN 37217.
Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to service time Saturday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN, (615) 773-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.