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Funeral services for Jenny Lynn Burton, 90, of Troup, will be held 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Henry's Chapel United Methodist Church. Reverend Nathan Briggs will be officiating the services and burial will follow under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.
Jenny Burton passed away February 12, 2017 in Jacksonville. She was born in Troup, February 5, 1927 to Fulton Holcomb Burton and Ethel Roberson Burton. Jenny worked as an office manager and insurance secretary for many years at Skipper & Zeigler Insurance Agency and Bivins Insurance Agency, both in Longview. She lived in this area all her life and was a member at Henry's Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the Longview Pilot Club and Insurance Women of Gregg County. Jenny Lynn enjoyed working in her garden, cooking, and spending time outdoors.
She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Ruth Burton Greenwood.
Survivors include one brother, Oscar Burton of Troup; nieces, Marilyn Cleveland & husband Rickey of Rusk and Carolyn Harmon & husband Larry of New Summerfield; three great nieces, Jennifer Escojido, Jana Angelley, and Angie Harmon; also, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends and loved ones at Cottle Funeral Home from 6-8, Tuesday, February 14, 2017.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Henry's Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 601 Troup, Texas 75789.
Online registration and condolences are available at www.cottlefuneralhome.com
Published on February 13, 2017
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