Funeral services for Mr. Burton will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Hunter Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Trice and Bro. Wayne Smith officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. till service time on Wednesday. Interment will be at Commerce Cemetery.
Mr. Burton, 72, of the Commerce community, died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at University Medical Center. Born March 25, 1941, he was the son of the late Dallas and Inez Midgett Burton and was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Burton. Bernice was a member of Saulsbury Baptist Church, a farmer and retired school bus driver.
He is survived by cousins, Bettye Black of Nashville and Charlene Picard of Crossville; and friend and caregiver, Dinisha Smith of Lebanon.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.