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Johnie F. Burton, 85

Johnie F. Burton, 85, of Hanna City, Ill., passed away peacefully at 2:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, at his home with family by his side.
He was born on Aug. 1, 1928 in Squires, Mo., the son of James and Lillie Wilson Burton.  He married Loretta J. Turner on Dec. 1, 1949 in Mountain Home, Ark.
Surviving are his wife and their two children, Barry (Sandy) Burton, of Trivoli, Ill., and Johnna (Verle) Doubet, of Hanna City.  Also surviving are seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Two brothers and four sisters preceded him in death.
John worked at several jobs in his lifetime before retiring from Caterpillar Tractor in 1982 after 30 faithful years.
Cremation rites have been accorded and graveside services will be held at a later date at Yates City Cemetery in Yates City, Ill.  Memorial donations in his name may be given to Unity Point Health Methodist Hospice.  Notes of condolences for the family may be sent using