The Washington Times-Herald


September 11, 2012

Dixie Burton

July 23, 1954 - Sept. 10, 2012

WASHINGTON — Dixie Lee Burton, 58, of Washington, died at 8:13 p.m. Monday at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Born July 23, 1954, in Washington, she was the daughter of Hobert and Shirley (Summitt) Burton. A 1972 graduate of Washington High School, she had worked at Tokheim Inc. Manufacturing. She was a member of First Christian Church, Women of the Moose and the Eagles. She is survived by her mother, Shirley Summitt Burton of Washington; two nephews, Richie and wife Dawnetta Burton of Oakland City, and Chad and wife Sarah Burton of Linton; and several close family members and friends. She is preceded in death by her father, Hobert Burton; two brothers, Randy Wayne and Robert Eugene Burton; and grandparents Rose and George Summitt. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel, with Bro. Byron Holtsclaw officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation is after 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Condolences may be made to the family online at

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