Johnny B. Burton

Johnny B. Burton 86 of DeLand, Illinois passed away 7:02 AM February 28, 2017 at his family residence, DeLand, IL.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 3, 2017 at the Calvary Baptist Church, Monticello, IL with Pastor Blake Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at DeLand Cemetery, DeLand, IL. Visitation will be 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. at the church. The family has entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, DeLand, IL with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to the Calvary Baptist Church, Monticello, IL.

Johnny was born May 9, 1930 in Delmar, KY the son of Benjamin Shelby and Charitie Belle (Burton) Burton. He married Susie Kelley June 17, 1950 in Science Hill, KY.

Survivors include his wife, Susie Burton, DeLand, IL; daughters: C. Lanette (Phil) Holdcroft, Champaign, IL and Ruby A. (Leonard Riquelme) Hottinger, Indianapolis, IN; 3 Grandchildren; 4 Great-Grandchildren; sisters: Vernia Brock, KY and Rhodia Stevens, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 brothers, and 3 sisters.

Johnny was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Monticello, IL. His biggest enjoyment in life was his grandchildren.

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