Nancy Gray Burton 83, of Gold Hill passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Autumn Care of Salisbury. Mrs. Burton was the daughter of the late Farrell H. Gray and Aleene C. Gray of High Point. She was born on April 22, 1933.
She was a 1951 graduate of High Point High School and Sullins College of Bristol, VA. Mrs. Burton retired from Rowan Regional Medical Center in 2005.
She was a wonderful loving mother and grandmother, and an excellent example of a Godly woman to her family. Mrs. Burton loved her church, Bethel Baptist Church and church family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lee Burton, Sr. on February 28, 1993; and infant son in 1957; sister, Virginia Gray Rudd, in July, 1992.
Mrs. Burton is survived by her daughter, Aleene Burton Rowan and husband Tom of Sequim, WA; Sons, Farrell W. Burton of Nicaragua, and Larry L. Burton, Jr. and wife Eva of Gold Hill; nine grandchildren, Zachary Rowan, Katy Rodriguez, Matthew Rowan, Andrew Burton, Sara Burton, Joseph Burton, Amanda Burton, Tori Schmiege, and Ellie Burton; 4 great-grandchildren, Isaiah Rodriguez, Gabriella Rodriguez, Eleanor Schmiege, and DeVere Rowan; sister, Mary Gray Bryson of Burlington; and nephews, Eric and Patrick Rudd.
Visitation: The family will receive friends on Monday, January 16, 2017 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church in Rockwell.
Service: The funeral service will be held on Monday, January 16th at 2:00 pm at Bethel Baptist Church conducted by Rev. John Houghton, Pastor.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church PO Box 655 Rockwell NC 28138.
The family would like to thank the staff of Autumn Care for their wonderful care and patient loving kindness.
Powles Staton Funeral Home, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care is assisting the Burton family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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