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Elnora Burton, 88, Adair Co., KY native (1934-2023)

Elnora Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana, passed away January 31, 2023, at Franciscan Health of Indianapolis, Indiana. She was 88 years old.

A funeral service will be conducted by Reverend Randy Denton at 2pmET on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Who-So-Ever-Will Community Church, 623 S Eisenhower Dr, Edinburgh, IN. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Calling will be from 11amET until time of service at the church.

She was born May 9, 1934, in Adair County, Kentucky. She was the daughter of Moss and Lena (Burton) Burton, Sr. She married Arnold Burton on August 6, 1952, and he preceded her in death on February 2, 2010.

She is survived by her sons, Maxie Burton of Peoga, Indiana, Galen (Susie) Burton of Franklin, Indiana, and William A. "W.A." (Shelley) Burton of Edinburgh, Indiana, daughters, Cathy A. (Jimmy) Weathers of Franklin, Indiana, Marilyn (Randy) Carter of Stinesville, Indiana, and Marianne (Dan) Phillips of Edinburgh, Indiana, 21 grandchildren, and several great and great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Mark D. Burton, 4 grandchildren, brothers, Moss Burton, Jr and Luther Burton, and sisters, Alma Hood, Cecil Knight, Elzada Badger, Annie Burton, Zannie Estes, Beatrice Badger, and Naomi Weber.

Elnora attended Who-So-Ever-Will Community Church and Calvary Christian Church, both in Edinburgh. She had worked at David R. Webb Company in Edinburgh and Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She enjoyed shopping, quilting, and yard sales.

Arrangements made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh, Indiana. Online condolences may be left at

This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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Elnora Burton, 88, Adair Co., KY native (1934-2023)

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