VANDUSER - Alvie J. Burton, 89, died Nov. 8, 2001, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
Born April 26, 1912, in Buttermilk, Ark., son of the late S.W. and Mary Miranda Burton, he was a self-employed farmer and of the Baptist belief.
On Aug. 16, 1969, he married Carol Reynolds who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: three sons, Gene Burton of Cape Girardeau, Lester Burton of Tyler, Texas, and Charles "Paul" Burton of St. Louis; five daughters, Dorothy Haupt of Egypt Mills, Bonnie Bowers of Delta, Bonita Sanders of Matthews and Patty Sexton and Kristy Shultz of Sikeston; one sister, Inus Duvall of Russellville, Ark.; and 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kathleen Burton; and three brothers; and one sister.
Friends may call from noon Saturday until service time at 2 p.m. at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston. The Rev. Dale Huff will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery at Benton.