Wanda Burton

Wanda C. Burton, 88, of Heyworth, passed away at 5:55 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 2, 2017) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.

Her service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with the Rev. Darrel Arndell officiating. Burial will follow at DeLand Cemetery, DeLand. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Wanda was born Nov. 22, 1929, in Willow Branch Township, Piatt County, the daughter of Victor J.T. and Mattie C. Dalton Burton. She married Vernon M. Burton on Aug. 18, 1945, in Nancy, Ky. He passed away Feb. 16, 1979.

Survivors include her three daughters, Barbara Ryburn (Tom) Carr, Oxford, Fla.; Betty (Darrel) Arndell, Leitchfield, Ky.; and Lynn (Doug) Necessary, Clinton; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, one great-grandson, two sisters and three brothers.

Wanda retired from Jackson Heights Nursing Home at the age of 75. She loved working in her garden and flowers. Wanda loved baking Christmas cookies, banana bread, and other sweet treats for her family.

Condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.

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