COMMERCE - Theron Thomas (Junkman) Burton, 73, died Monday, May 13, 2013.
Mr. Burton was born in Lilburn, the son of the late James Walter and Leila Bell Bagwell Burton. He was a truck driver and was a member of Sweetwater Lodge 421 F&AM.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Patricia Geason Burton, Commerce; children, Jimmy Burton (Lisa), Auburn, Jeff Burton (Sharron), Snellville, Alan Burton (Connie), Charleston, S.C., Erika Gay (Steven), Hampton, Bonnie Ward (Tommy), Commerce, John Cain, Commerce, and Patricia Free, Guthrie, Okla.; sister, Margie Hopkins, Murphy, N.C.; 17 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 20, at Arcade Community Church with the Rev. David Maddox officiating.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.