Burton Stuart of Strawn

STRAWN – Burton Stuart, 95, a life-long resident of Strawn, passed away December 29, 2010. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church in Strawn with Rev. Mike Orsini officiating. Interment will follow at the Davidson Cemetery directed by Edwards Funeral Home of Strawn, Texas.

Burton was born September 7, 1915 in Strawn to Sylvester Nesbert Stuart and Sarah Rosetta Naylor. He was a graduate of Strawn High School. During WWII, he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a rancher and was postmaster of Strawn for many years. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Burton in survived by one brother, Jim Stuart; and a cousin, Billy Stuart.