Naomi Holmes Burton

November 12, 1941 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Naomi Burton Obituary

Naomi Holmes Burton, 82, of Elizabethtown, passed away Friday February 9, 2024 in a motor vehicle accident. She was born November 12, 1941 in Adair County. She married on April 30, 1960 to Leonard Elmer Burton. 

She was a very loving parent and grandparent. She was the most loving, joking, happy person and liked to play games; and enjoyed cooking and canning.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie and Rena Holmes; and siblings, Nola Vena Holmes Crawford, Iola Holmes, Gwendola Holmes, Ronald Holmes, Ramona Holmes Lane, Donald Holmes, and Kenneth Holmes.

She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years Leonard Burton; four children, Sherri (Kenny Coogle) Burton, Troy Burton, Donna (Tommy Despain) McCorkle, and Anthony "Tony" Burton; she raised her grandson; Jeff Heath; was a loving grandmother to; Tabitha (AJ) Bailey, Dustin Burton, David (Matt) Burton, Kayla Rivas, Kimberly (David) Moore, Mark Coogle, Julie Myers, Donnie McCorkle, Tori (Steven) Durbin, and Jessica (Justin) Abbott; great-grandchildren, Max Bailey, Olivia Bailey, Ethan Bailey, Lillian Moore, Felix Moore, Aaliyah Burton, Aiden Taylor, and X'zavion Taylor, Kayla Johnson, Micah Coogle, Bella Coogle, and Kaithy Coogle, Jordan Lamonda, Shaun Lamonda, Marissa Myers,  Kiren Anderson, Kali Swafford; ; life long friends, Jean McKenzie, Darlene Burton, and Glenna Shofner; and a host of friends and family. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Youngers Creek Baptist Church, and burial at a later date at Bear Wallow Cemetery in Adair County. 

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