Detrick Lavette Burton

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Mr. Detrick Lavette Burton of Memphis, formerly of Blytheville, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Methodist Healthcare in Memphis. Born May 27, 1974, to the late Archie Burton and Bobbie Cross Burton, he was a Memphis City School Officer and a member of Greater Imani Church in Memphis.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Larry Burton and Eric Burton.

Mr. Burton leaves his wife, Doris Jones Burton of Memphis;

Two sons, Travion Burton and Jeremiah Burton of Memphis;

Three sisters, LaQuisha (and Tyrone) Shields of Lamar, Miss., Wendi (and Thomas) Kennedy of Little Rock and Ashley Burton of Blytheville; and

One brother, Winston Burton of Blytheville.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Burton officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Blytheville.