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Cook-Walden/Capital Parks Funeral Home & Cemetery

14501 North Ih-35, Pflugerville, TX

OBITUARY

Eugene Jerome Burton

June 13, 1949February 7, 2020
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Eugene Jerome Burton was born on June 13, 1949 in Asheville, North Carolina to Eugene and Maebelle Burton. He graduated from Stephens-Lee High School.

He served in the Air force as an Air Traffic Controller. He was stationed in the Philippines, Mississippi, San Francisco and South Carolina where he met his wife Daisy Belle WestPoint. After they wed, he was stationed in California and then to Austin, Texas where he was honorably discharged. He then was employed with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services for 33 years. Another one of his achievements was earning a four year degree at St. Edwards University.

He enjoyed music and playing the saxophone; he was a collector of various soul music albums. He also collected books and magazines like Jet, Ebony and National Geographic.

Eugene was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Burton; mother, Maebelle Burton; wife, Daisy Burton and daughter, Nicole Eugenia Burton. Those left to cherish are: Stepdaughters, Tonja Jones (Jewel) and Ava Morrison (John); grandchildren, Jewel Jones, Tasha Jones, Lauren Jones, Taylor Morrison, Shelby Morrison, Brandon Morrison and Sydney Morrison; Great Grandchildren, Jaiden Jones and Alexa Jones. Eugene will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Our family would like to thank family and friends for prayers, love, and support. We would like to thank the staff at Southpark Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, nurses, doctors, aides and St. Gabriel Hospice.

  • FAMILY

  • Eugene was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Burton; mother, Maebelle Burton; wife, Daisy Burton and daughter, Nicole Eugenia Burton.


    Those left to cherish are: Stepdaughters, Tonja Jones (Jewel) and Ava Morrison (John); grandchildren, Jewel Jones, Tasha Jones, Lauren Jones, Taylor Morrison, Shelby Morrison, Brandon Morrison and Sydney Morrison; Great Grandchildren, Jaiden Jones and Alexa Jones.Eugene will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jewel Jones, Jr.
  • Jewel Jeffrey Jones
  • Jaiden Jones

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Committal Service Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Biography

Eugene Jerome Burton was born on June 13, 1949 in Asheville, North Carolina to Eugene and Maebelle Burton. He graduated from Stephens-Lee High School.

He served in the Air force as an Air Traffic Controller. He was stationed in the Philippines, Mississippi, San Francisco and South Carolina where he met his wife Daisy Belle WestPoint. After they wed, he was stationed in California and then to Austin, Texas where he was honorably discharged. He then was employed with the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services for 33 years. Another one of his achievements was earning a four year degree at St. Edwards University.

He enjoyed music and playing the saxophone; he was a collector of various soul music albums. He also collected books and magazines like Jet, Ebony and National Geographic.

Eugene was preceded in death by his father, Eugene Burton; mother, Maebelle Burton; wife, Daisy Burton and daughter, Nicole Eugenia Burton. Those left to cherish are: Stepdaughters, Tonja Jones (Jewel) and Ava Morrison (John); grandchildren, Jewel Jones, Tasha Jones, Lauren Jones, Taylor Morrison, Shelby Morrison, Brandon Morrison and Sydney Morrison; Great Grandchildren, Jaiden Jones and Alexa Jones.
Eugene will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Our family would like to thank family and friends for prayers, love, and support. We would like to thank the staff at Southpark Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, nurses, doctors, aides and St. Gabriel Hospice.