Burton, Eliza Ann & Harry

Burton, Eliza Ann & Harry


BURTON –  Mrs. Eliza Ann Burton passed away on Thursday, May 25, 1961 in Medicine Hat hospital at the age of 80.

Born in Bristol, England, she came to Lathom, Alta. in 1911 and in 1913 was married to Harvey Burton. The same year they moved to Lomond where they homesteaded, and in 1921 they came to the Tilley district.

Mr. Burton predecease her in 1950 and she moved to Medicine Hat in 1956. Her illness was sudden.

Surviving are two sons, James and Arthur of Tilley; one daughter, Miss Dorothy Ellen Burton, Medicine Hat; one sister, Miss Agnes Salter, Bristol, England and six grandchildren,

Services were held Saturday, May 27 at two o’clock in Brooks United Church with Pastor A. N. Morek officiating, and interment followed in Brooks cemetery. Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Eldon Kinder, Ken McKenzie, Tom Hankel, C.O. Colbens, Jesse Rawleigh and H. Norden.

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BURTON – Harry Burton, well-known farmer of the Tilley district for the past 28 years, passed away suddenly in Brooks Hospital on Sunday, May 14. He was sixty years of age.

He was born in Nottingham, England, in 1889 and came to Canada in 1910. He homesteaded at Badger Lake, near Lomond for several years. In 1913 at Calgary he married Eliza Ann Salter of Bristol, England. In 1922 he and his family moved to Tilley where they still reside.

He is survived by his wife and two sons, James and Arthur, of Tilley, one daughter, Dorothy, of Medicine Hat, five grandchildren and two sisters in Nottingham, England.

Funeral services were held from Brooks United Church on Tuesday, May 16, with the Rev. Allan Dixon conducting the rites. Pallbearers were George Karman, C.O. Colbens, M.J, Dunne, John Scott, Ross McLachlan and Walter Kinder, Burial was made in Brooks Cemetery.

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