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Cecil Mae Burton, 84, Edinburgh

Cecil Mae Burton, 84, of Edinburgh, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at Columbus Regional Hospital.

She was born April 5, 1928, in Columbia, Ky., to the late Welby and Myrtie (Rooks) Rooks. She married Vertis Burton on Sept. 28, 1950. He preceded her in death Dec. 1, 1990.

Survivors include her children, Wendell (Lin) Burton of Indianapolis, Philip (Leona) Burton of Riverton, Wyo., Roger (Dawn) Burton, of Columbus, Timothy (Angie), Terry (Genny), Troy (Nancy), and Helen (Bob) Burton, Barbara McCorkle and Darlene (Rick) Murray, all of Edinburgh, Marilyn (Brian) Stephens of Nineveh, and Gary Burton; four brothers, Rollin and Eugene (Polly) Rooks, both of Edinburgh, Charles Curtis (Ethel) Rooks of Freetown and Avery (Bernice) Rooks of Columbia; two half brothers, Holland and Alvin Rooks; two sisters, Ruth Burton and Ida Pearl Bryant, both of Edinburgh; three half sisters, Bonnie Shelton, Dottie Misener and Judy Wilkins; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.

She also was preceded in death by a brother, Tyler Rooks; and a half brother, Welby Rooks.

She attended Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church.

She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family, attending church, gardening and flowers.

The Rev. Guy Hardin conducted a funeral service Wednesday Dec. 19 at Edinburgh Separate Baptist Church. Visitation was Tuesday Dec. 18 and Wednesday before the service at the church. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh.

Arrangements are being handled by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.

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  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 26
    Go Club meeting Wednesday at coffee/tea shop
    3 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 26
    BC Sheriff's Merit Board
    4 p.m. Sheriff's Office, Law Enforcement Center, 55 State Road 46 East
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road