Geraldine “Gerry” Burton, 86, of Bardstown, passed away Sunday May 9, 2021 at her residence. She was born August 3, 1934 in Haysville, Indiana, retired from Owens – Illinois and as Nelson County Deputy Jailer, graduated from Dubois High School, Indiana in 1952, received her Business degree from Elizabethtown Community College, with further courses from Western Kentucky University, former member and officer of Bardstown Woman’s Club and Flaget Hospital Auxiliary, and former member of Bardstown Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Viola Poe Schiller; and two sisters, Ruthann Schiller Stahl, and Carla Schiller Hoffmann.
She is survived by two sons, Stephan Martin Matheis of Louisville, and Johnny Richard Matheis of New Salisbury, Indiana; sister, Sharon Hoffman of Jasper, Indiana; numerous Poe cousins; cousin, Earlene Schiller Hoffman; “Family of Friends” from Owens – Illinois, The KY Railway Museum, and Transamerica Life; and many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be 7:30 pm Wednesday May 12, 2021 at Barlow Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Wednesday May 12 at Barlow Funeral Home. A private burial will be held at Haysville Community Cemetery in Haysville, Indiana.
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