Ovie Burton, 93, born in Sarepta, Nov. 1, 1922, died Aug. 2, 2016 in Winter Garden, Florida. She resided in Minden most of her life until she moved to Florida to live with her son Jerry, for the last six years. Preceded in death by her husband, W.P. Burton, sons Fred and Jerry Burton; parents Calvin and Cora McCann Watkins; sister Ruby Miller; brothers Johnny, Buddy, Benton, and Davis Watkins, and grandson Eddie Burton.
Ovie is survived by her daughter, Faye and Charlie Carter, and Mona Burton; grandchildren, Jason and Sheri Burton, Heather and Kevin Gregory, Leana and