W. OnaLee Burton, 94, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at Trinity Manor, Dodge City.


    W. OnaLee Burton, 94, died Monday, May 17, 2010, at Trinity Manor, Dodge City.
    She was born Sept. 5, 1915, at Bloomfield, Iowa, to Henry and Dolly Kinnaman Lunsford. On April 20, 1935, she married Wendell W. Burton at Lancaster, Mo. He preceded her in death on Sept. 14, 2001.
    When moving to Dodge City in 1958 from McCook, Neb., she worked for Southwest Livestock and later on for Ripple-Liebl Vet Clinic. She was the owner and operator of Burton Kennels and worked for Demonstrations Unlimited with Dillons. She later did demonstration work for Wal-Mart.
    Survivors include her daughter, Donna Pearce and husband, Don, Dodge City; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Burton-Conaway and husband, Jim, Fort Madison, Iowa; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Burton; two brothers, Gale and Gerald “Bud” Lunsford; and five sisters, Ruth Kratzer, Blanche Jones, Gladys Jones, LaRue Van Horn and Lavelle Lunsford.
    The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Dodge City, with Phil Scott officiating. Burial will be in Greencrest Memorial Gardens, Dodge City.
    Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City.
    The family suggests memorials to Sterling House of Dodge City or the Patriot Guard in care of Burkhart-Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, KS 67801. Condolences may be sent to www.burkhart-ziegler.com.