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Fern Marie (Ponder) BurtonFebruary 24, 1954 ~ June 13, 2017 (age 63)
Fern "Marie" Burton, age 63, of Alexandria, passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Marie was born on February 24, 1954, in Murfeesboro, AR, to the late George and Haggai (Wagley) Ponder.
On Sept. 18, 1976, she married Max G. Burton and he passed away on Nov.. 13, 2012. Marie was a homemaker and she attended Zion Chapel Church in Elwood. Marie enjoyed going to rummage sales, collecting angels and salt & pepper shakers. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Marie is survived by Daughter, Tina (Larry) Ross of Marion, two Sons, Max Burton, Jr. of Orestes, and Troy Burton of TX, two Sisters, Donna Griffey of Elwood, and Betty Bybee of TX, two Brothers, Billy Joe Ponder of TX and Jimmy Dale Ponder FL, Eight grandchildren: Shirley Keill, Tommy, Cindy, Amanda Haechten, Luke Armstrong, Brooklyn, Maxwell, and Bekah Burton. Two Great Grandchildren: Iva Marie Manning and William Dedrick Haechten, several nieces and nephews.
Fern was preceded in death by her Parents, Sisters, Lucy Dorman, Mary Crow, Doramae Lockaby, Brothers, George Jr., Jerry Dewey, Dickey, and Danny Ponder.
Funeral service will be Friday at 1:00 PM, at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood, with her brother-in-law Pastor Randy Burton officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park in Elwood.
Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to either the American Cancer Society or Humane Society .