Rev. Lester E. Burton, beloved husband, father, pastor, grandfather and friend departed this life on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. He was born March 17, 1931 in Wynne, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his dad Noah Burton and mother Mattie Ruth Burton McMurtry; step-dad B.I. McMurtry; sisters Frances Davis, Bertha (Bill) Dulin, Josephine (Edsel) Chapman, Vivian Holleman and brother Orville (Edna)Burton.
He is survived by his wife Betty Jean Burton; daughter Donna (Raymond) Young; sons Larry (Marilyn) Burton and Kevin (Janika) Burton. He leaves 8 grandchildren Chad (Shana) Young, Stephanie (Edson) Abrao, Kristen (Ross) Brown, Justin (Melonie) Burton, Haley Burton, Austin Burton, River Burton and Paisley Burton; 8 great-grandchildren; sister Maxine James and a host of family and friends.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.
A Celebration of life will be held Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Crystal Hill Baptist Church, 18823 Crystal Valley Road, Little Rock, AR. Interment will follow at Pine Crest Memorial Park, in Alexander.
Arrangements are under the trusted care and direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400