Saturday, February 10, 2007

He is home now, may he rest in peace. He will be missed.
Rev. Samuel BurtonRev. Samuel M. Burton Sr., 79, died on January 28, 2007 in Pearlington. Burton was a retired pastor of Moody Chapel Untied Methodist Church and Merriell Chapel United Methodist Church in McClaim. MS. and of Little Creek Methodist Church in Boumount, MS. He was a member of Holmes Chapel United Methodist Church in Pearlington.He is survived by daughter Aquanetta Burton Osborn Of Carriere; sons Samuel M. Burton Jr. of Slidell and Lawrence M. Burton of Aston, Tx.; sister Shirley Acker of Pearlington; brothers Rev. Louis Burton of Picayune and Charles Burton of Pearlington; 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.Services were held at East Jerusalem Baptist Church at 1124 Jerusalem Ave. in Picayune on Saturday, Feb. 3. The Rev. Bobby McGill officiated. Burial followed at Pearlington Cemetery with arrangements by Baylous Funeral Home.