Whitesburg KY

Vernell Burton, 65, buried at Partridge

Vernell Cornett Burton, 65, of Partridge, died April 13, at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born at Leatherwood, she was a daughter of the late Lee and Georgia Caudill Cornett, and a sister of the late Art Cornett.

Surviving are her husband of 47 years, Kenneth ‘Pete’ Burton of Partridge; four children, Kenneth R. Burton Jr. and wife Samantha of Corbin, Greg Burton and wife Regina of Cumberland, Sherry Akers and husband Mickey of Partridge; and Michael Burton and wife Heather of Whitesburg; three brothers, Winfred Cornett, Sid Cornett, and Ronnie Cornett; four sisters, Annette West, Fannie Gillespie, Shirley Cornett, and Dana Lawson; and nine grandchildren, Alli Burton, Keaton Burton, Tate Burton, Cade Burton, Kayla Burton, Dylan Burton, Nikki Akers, Joni Akers, and Mason Akers.

Funeral services were held April 16. Burial was in the Lester Burton Cemetery at Partridge.

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