Mary Kathleen Burton, age 98 formerly of Athens died Friday, March 8, 2013 at Marietta Care & Rehabilitation Center, Marietta.
Born Oct. 8, 1914 in the family home, she was the daughter of the late Harley F. & Frances Divney Dohner.
She was a Licenced Practical Nurse, retiring from People’s Hospital of Barberton. She had a 35 year career in nursing.
She was baptized in 1934 and was an active member of the 7th Day Adventist Church in both Athens and Parkersburg, WV.
Mary is survived by five nieces and nephews who considered her as a second mother.
Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, whom she married in 1952, Arthur Burton. He died March 21, 1996. She is also preceded in death by three brothers- Warren, Carl and Roy Dohner, Sr.
Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday 1:00 pm at Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens with Pastor Daniel Morikone officiating. Burial will be in Athens Memory Gardens. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the 7th Day Adventist Church of Athens or Parkersburg, WV.
Please share a memory, a note of condolence, or sign the online register book at www.jagersfuneralhome.com.