Jean Burton, 81, of Colchester, IL passed away at 2:45 pm Monday July 3, 2023 at her home in Colchester, IL surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on May 27, 1942 in Macomb, IL to Harold and Dottie Rockhold Andrews. She married Loyd Burton on November 27, 1970 in Macomb, IL and they spent 52 wonderful and glorious years together. He survives.
Jean was a graduate of LaHarpe High School. She had been employed at Haeger Pottery in Macomb, IL and McDonough District Hospital in Macomb, IL, she was of the Baptist Faith. Jean was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and NASCAR racing fan (she was Kyle Busch’s # 1 fan), she enjoyed bowling, reading, camping and sewing, but her most cherished times were those she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived along with her husband Loyd, by a daughter; Penny (Tommy) Parks of Lake Ozarks, MO, 3 grandchildren, Colleen (Dan Dieken) Peck of Clinton, IL, Austin (Erin) Montgomery of Champaign, IL and Megan (Dan Hoenig) Conover of Montrose, IA, 5 great-grandchildren, Brody, Tyler, Jackson and Wyatt Peck and Sophia Montgomery and 3 nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons; Myron Mason and Charles Burton and a sister, Nancy Hummell.
A graveside service will be held at Noon on Thursday July 6, 2023 at Rosemont cemetery in Plymouth. There will be no visitation but friends are welcome to attend the graveside service.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.