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Marijune Miller Burton

Marijune Miller Burton

Marijune Miller Burton, 89, Graysville, passed away at 1:06 a.m. CST, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, in Dyer, Indiana, at the home of her daughter, Mary.

She was born Sept. 1, 1933, in Clinton to Russell John and Vera Mae Miller. She was a 1952 graduate of Garfield High School, Terre Haute. She was a member of Kingsley Memorial United Methodist Church, Fairbanks, the church choir, and the Emmaus Community, having worked on several Walks.

She completed one year of school in elementary education at El Camino College, Torrance, California, and one year at Indiana State University. She had worked part-time at Katherine Hamilton Center and was a Mary Kay Cosmetics Consultant. She loved gardening, flowers, art, painting, coloring, music, reading and had a great interest in psychology. She read her devotions and her Bible daily. She loved to sing. Marijune was an 18-year breast cancer survivor.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Louise Holler; and her son-in-law, James Doolittle.

Survivors include her husband of 71 years, Dwight Barnes Burton Sr, Graysville; one brother, Kenneth Miller, Garden Grove, California; three children, Darcy (Sid) O’Dell, Sullivan, Dwight Jr “Barney” (Susan) Burton, Graysville, and Mary (Bruce) Dust, Dyer; six grandchildren, Sarah ( Sean) Chapman and Aaron (Kenzie) Hoffner, both of Sullivan, Jamie (Jake) Kunz, Kent, Washington, Shannon Doolittle, San Diego, California, and Kathleen Doolittle, Dyer, and Solly (Catherine) Burton, Graysville; three step- grandchildren, Lynn (Jim) Beilfuss, Georgia, Christina (Tim) Link, Crown Point, and Michael (Dena) Dust, Munster and seven great-grandchildren, Connor Brundige, Morgan Chapman and Chloe Baker, Kate and Avery Hoffner, Otto Kunz, and Jethro Burton; and other relatives.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Kingsley, with Pastor Erich Blevins officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Private interment will be at a later date at Union Chapel Church Cemetery, in Graysville, in Turman Township.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to LeAnn’s Legacy. LeAnn’s Legacy is a not-for-profit organization that continues LeAnn Hardiek’s mission to spread love, strength, faith and hope to all undergoing any cancer treatment. You can donate online at or write a check made out to LeAnn’s Legacy and put in the envelopes provided.

Online condolences and memories may be sent to

Lincoln Ridge Funeral Home ­– 219-322-6616