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Lee Clark Burton

Male 1923 - 1999  (75 years)


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  • Name Lee Clark Burton  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 09 Nov 1923  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Jun 1999  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    • Lee Clark Burton, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 2, 1999 following a courageous battle with cancer.
      He was born November 9, 1923 to Thomas Hyrum and Hannah May Pexton Burton in Nephi, Utah. While in high school, he became an accomplished clarinet player and developed a love for jazz music that he enjoyed his entire life. He graduated from Juab High School and served in the Army during World War II and the Korean War. He received a B.S. degree from Utah State University and a M.A. degree from the University of Utah. He worked for the public school system for 33 years as a teacher, counselor, vice principal and principal. He affiliated with Phi Delta Kappa, Kearns Kiwanis Club and the National Association of Secondary School Principals.Lee married Mildred Jones on June 11, 1949 and they were planning to celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary at the time of his death. Their marriage was solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple in 1965. He was an active high priest in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving for many years as sunday school secretary, financial clerk, high priest group leadership and the last 27 years as ward clerk. He was an avid woodworker, gardener and fisherman and spent many of his retirement years building and enjoying his cabin with his family. He loved his children and grandchildren and always supported them in their activities even attending and sitting through entire dance recitals. The homes of all his children are filled with finely crafted furniture that exemplify his patience and perseverance with sandpaper.
      He is survived by his wife; sons: Steven (Sandra) Burton (West Jordan), Lynn (Venna) Burton (Holladay); daughter,Kathleen (William) Richter (Bountiful); eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter (Sonja, Jonathan, Erin, Sheri, Brittney, Ali, Ryan, Katelyn and Madison), and sisters: Florence B. Worthington (Logan) and Blanche B. Hesse (Salt Lake). He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Marcus H. Burton, Clarence G. Burton, and Alma P. Burton.
      Funeral services will be held Monday, June 7, 1999 at 12 noon at the East Millcreek Fifteenth Ward Chapel, 3750 Hillside Lane (2600 East). Friends and family may call Sunday June 6, 1999 from 6-8 p.m. Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 Highland Drive and Monday, June 7, 1999 from 10:45 till 11:45 a.m. at the East Millcreek Fifteenth Ward Chapel. Interment will be at the Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi Utah.
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    Buried Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial for Lee Clark Burton
    Memorial for Lee Clark Burton
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    Person ID I2440  Henry Grow Family
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2012 

    Father Thomas Hyrum Burton,   b. 28 Aug 1878, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1930, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Hannah May Pexton,   b. 09 Dec 1880, Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1981, Orem, Utah, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 14 Jan 1903  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mildred Jones,   b. 01 Sep 1925, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 2002, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1949  Nephi, Juab, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
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    Family ID F812  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 Nov 1923 - Nephi, Juab, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jun 1949 - Nephi, Juab, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Jun 1999 - Nephi, Juab, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Lee Clark Burton & Mildred Jones Headstone
    Lee Clark Burton & Mildred Jones Headstone
    By Kent Yocom for Find a Grave
    Lee Clark Burton
    Lee Clark Burton

    Documents
    Lee Clark Burton Obit
    Lee Clark Burton Obit

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.Original data - National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator.Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator;).
      Birth date: 11/09/1923 Birth place: Death date: 06/02/1999 Death place: UT

    2. [S78] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Nephi, Juab, Utah; Roll: 2416; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 12; Image: 473.0.
      Birth date: abt 1924 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Nephi, Juab, Utah

    3. [S76] Social Security Death Index, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security;), Number: 529-09-5107; Issue State: Utah; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Birth date: 9 Nov 1923 Birth place: Death date: 2 Jun 1999 Death place: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States of America

    4. [S100] Utah, Military Records, 1861-1970, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data - Utah State Historical Society World War I Service Questionnaires [1914-1918]. Series 85298. Microfilm, 25 reels. Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake Cit;).
      Birth date: 9 Nov 1923 Birth place: Nephi, Utah Residence date: 1943 Residence place:

    5. [S90] Public Member Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.;), Ancestry Family Trees.

    6. [S95] Utah Cemetery Inventory, Utah State Historical Society, comp., (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data - Utah State Historical Society. Utah Cemetery Inventory. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: 2000.Original data: Utah State Historical Society. Utah Cemetery Inventory. Salt Lake;).
      Birth date: 9 November 1923 Birth place: Nephi, Utah Death date: 2 June 1999 Death place: Nephi, Juab, Utah


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