Grover Cleveland "G.C." Burton Jr.
Mr. Burton chose to be cremated. A private service was held Friday, July 9 at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nev.
Mr. Burton, 83, passed away June 5, 2010, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born to Grover Cleveland and Lela Gibbs Burton in Lebanon, in the Providence Community. He graduated from Hartsville High School and attended college at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. He graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Nashville and was a Mortician in Nashville before going into the U.S. Army. He served his country in Vietnam, Korea, Germany and Alaska. He achieved the rank of Master Sergeant (MSG) with an Army Commendation Medal before retiring. He then located to Ft. Worth, Texas, where he met and married Helga, a nurse. Later they moved to Florida and traveled extensively throughout the U.S., and finally settled in Las Vegas.
He was preceded in death by brother, Calvin of Lebanon; sister, Katherine Christine Staich of Lebanon; and brother, Clifton of the Providence Community.
Survivors include: wife, Helga of Las Vegas; daughter, Kathy Burton Harris; granddaughter, Mindy Elaine Harris Kelly of Clarksville; sister, Sue Vaughn of Lebanon; brother, Ray of Michigan; and sister, Elsie Burton Haake of San Diego, Calif.
Neptune Society was in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial services for Mr. Restina will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4 at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet with Pastor Dave Goldner officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Restina, 52, of Mt. Juliet, died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. He was born in Schenectady, N.Y. and graduated from Niskayuna High School in 1976. He attended Graham College in Boston, Mass. He was a member and usher at Joy Church in Mt. Juliet.
Survivors include: wife, Sara Restina; parents, Frank and Delores Restina of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; daughters, Karis and Kaycee; son, Scott of Naples, Fla.; brother, Paul Restina of Glen Allen, Va.; and granddaughter, Kenzlee.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the benefit account of Frank Restina at any First Tennessee Bank.