Jenny Lynn Burton


Funeral services for Jenny Lynn Burton, 90, of Troup, were held Wednesday, Feb.15 at Henry’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Reverend Nathan Briggs officiated the services and burial was follow under the direction of Cottle Funeral Home, Troup.

Jenny Burton passed away Feb. 12, 2017 in Jacksonville. She was born in Troup, Feb. 5, 1927 to Fulton Holcomb Burton and Ethel Roberson Burton. Jenny worked as an office manager and insurance secretary for many years at Skipper & Zeigler Insurance Agency and Bivins Insurance Agency, both in Longview. She lived in this area all her life and was a member at Henry’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a former member of the Longview Pilot Club and Insurance Women of Gregg County. Jenny Lynn enjoyed working in her garden, cooking, and spending time outdoors.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Ruth Burton Greenwood.

Survivors include one brother, Oscar Burton of Troup; nieces, Marilyn Cleveland and husband Rickey of Rusk and Carolyn Harmon and husband Larry of New Summerfield; three great nieces, Jennifer Escojido, Jana Angelley and Angie Harmon; also, other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Henry’s Chapel United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 601 Troup, Texas 75789.

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