TUPELO – Bobbie Sue Butler Burton, 79, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Magnolia Manor of Tupelo, A native of Mize, she had lived in Jackson many years before moving to Tupelo in 2010. She was a member of Daniel Memorial Baptist Church.
She was a retired federal employee with 34 years of service with the Office of Hearings and Appeals. Prior to civil service, she had worked 21 years in private industry.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at Wright and Ferguson Funeral Home on High Street in Jackson with services at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Her son-in-law, the Rev. David Blackwell, will officiate. Burial will be in the Raymond City Cemetery.
Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia B. Blackwell of Houlka; grandson, Timothy P. Blackwell of Starkville; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Burton; her parents, N.O. and Bessie L. Butler; her sisters, Winnie L. Gipson and Ulma R. Sullivan; and her brothers, J.B. Butler, Bill R. Butler and Dennis M. Butler.
A complete obituary will be published in the Wednesday, March 13, Chickasaw Journal.