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Myrtle Edna Burt

February 4, 1937 - August 25, 2007

Myrtle Edna Burt

RIVERTON ” Myrtle Edna Burt, 70, of Riverton, died Saturday, August 25, 2007 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.

She was born February 4, 1937 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of Arthur and Gladis Ring Kelley. She married Russell Burt on July 21, 1967. Her parents and one sister preceded her in death.

Mrs. Burt retired as co-owner of Burt’s Greenhouse as a horticulturist.

Survivors: husband, Russell Edward Burt of Riverton; one daughter, Anna Burt of Riverton; four sons, Vernon (wife, Laurie) Bates of Leesburg, FL, Ronald Bates of Riverton, Russell D. (wife, Diane) Burt, Jr. of Springfield, and Kenneth (companion, William Webb) Burt of Springfield; ten grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Lillian Vancil of Springfield, MO, Laura (husband, Charles) Skeeters of Springfield, Ruth (husband, Jon) McCormick of Springfield, and Glenda (husband, Steve) Allison of Danville; two half-sisters, Bonnie Lindsey and Pat Falzone; three brothers, Barney Kelley of Riverton, Charles (wife, Gina) Kelley of Springfield, and Jim (wife, Judy) Kelley of Springfield; one half-brother, Otto (wife, Jean) McMurray; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2007. Services: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, August 30, 2007, Pastor Paul Cox officiating. Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home of Service.

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