Alma Jean Edwards Burton

unknown - May 20, 2011

Mrs. Alma Jean Edwards Burton, age 80 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, May 20, 2011, surrounded by her family. Jean was born February 7, 1931, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Oliver and Alice Angel Bohannon. She was married on July 31, 1948, in Cedar City, Mo., to Bobby G. Edwards, who preceded her in death on February 28, 1980. On August 9, 1981, in Jefferson City, she married Jack E. Burton, who preceded her in death on May 4, 1988. A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Jean attended Jefferson City Public Schools. Jean was a homemaker and babysitter for numerous years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her great-grandchildren. Survivors include: three daughters, Carole Green and her husband Larry of California, Mo., Ronda Peters and her husband Daniel of Bonnots Mill, Mo., and Lana Edwards of Jefferson City, Mo.; one sister, Sharon Keeney and her husband Kenneth of Fulton, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Derek Peters and his wife Jill, Connie Cassella and her husband Tom, Jeffrey Green and his wife Sara, Shalon Schonhardt and her husband Kurt, Shawna Ruppel and her husband Jack, Bobby Peters and his wife Kim, Joe Green and his wife Melissa, and Danna Peters; 10 great- grandchildren and one great- great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; one daughter, Sherry Schroer; one sister, Margie Woodland; one brother, Donald Bohannon; and one grandson, Larry Gene Green. Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 10:00 until 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 23, 2011. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 23, 2011, in the Freeman Chapel with the Reverend Scott Spurling officiating. Graveside services and interment will be at Riverview Cemetery. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or the Kirchner State School. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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