Mary Burton

Mary Kathleen Burton, 98, formerly of Belpre, died March 8, 2013, at Marietta Care and Rehabilitation Center, Marietta.

Born Oct. 8, 1914, in Wadsworth, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Harley F. and Frances Divney Dohner.

She was a Licensed 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, W.Va.

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 services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jagers & Sons Funeral Home, Athens, Ohio, 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.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary’s name to the 7th Day Adventist Church of Athens or Parkersburg, W.Va.

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