In Memory

Stanley Burton

Stanley Burton

Stanley L. Burton, 62, departed this life on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Jerseyville Manor.


He was the son of Charity (Little) Burton of Alton and the late Willie O. Burton Sr. He was a graduate of Alton High School and attended San Francisco State College. He was formerly married to Lydia Sweatt and Kathleen Stewart. They survive.

He is survived by his four children, Stanley (Cherie) Burton Jr. of Shenzen, China, Chrysta of Los Angeles, Calif., Jenera Burton and Wesley (Lucretia) Burton of Oakland, Calif.; six grandchildren; two brothers, Cecil (Rosa) Burton of Alton, and Ronald (Seble) Burton of Atlanta, Ga.; one sister, Lois Logan of Memphis, Tenn.; aunts, nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by two brothers, Alan and Willie O. Burton Jr.

Visitation is from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Cathy M. Williams & Sons Funeral Home, 1695 Oakwood Ave., Alton. Rev. James Webb to officiate. Burial is at Upper Alton Cemetery.

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10/08/13 05:15 PM #1    

Joan Parrish

I have always remember Stanley as the playful 11-year old he was at Horace Mann school.   Rest in peace....

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