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Claude Maurice Burton

August 14, 1947 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Claude Burton Obituary

Claude Maurice Burton, age 76 of Greenbrier, passed from this life on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at his home. A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, April 5, 2024 at 2:00 PM at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Anthony Lopez serving as celebrant. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until the time of service. Following the service his cremains will be buried at 3:30 PM  in St. Michael’s Church Cemetery. Following the burial there will be a reception at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church from 4:30 until 7:00 PM.

Mr. Burton was born August 14, 1947 in Nashville to the late J.T. and Monique Isnard Burton. He was a communicant of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and was retired from Alladin in Hendersonville. He loved his church family and his earthly family as well, especially spending time with his wife and grandson. He enjoyed riding his 1989 Honda Goldwing Motorcycle that was in perfect condition and also spending time helping at Loaves and Fishes Meals for the Hungry. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Terry Ashburn; his uncle who he was names after, Claude Isnard; and nephew, Sid Ashburn.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Pam Burton of Greenbrier; nephew and wife who were like his children, Joe and Christy Ashburn of Westmoreland; and grandson, Axl Ashburn of Westmoreland.

Mr. Claude’s favorite poem was:

“Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep.

I am a thousand winds that blow; I am the diamond glints on snow.

I am the sunlight on ripened grain; I am the gentle autumn’s rain.

When you awaken in the morning’s hush, I am the swift uplifting rush.

Of quiet birds in circled flight, I am the soft star that shines at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry, I am not there; I did not die.”

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions o be made to Loaves and Fishes Community Meals for the Hungry, c/o Holy Name Catholic Church 508 Main Street Nashville, TN 37206.

Robertson County Funeral Home is in charge of the cremation.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 5, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
103 Golf Club Lane
Springfield, TN 37172

Memorial Mass
Friday
April 5, 2024

2:00 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
103 Golf Club Lane
Springfield, TN 37172

Reception
Friday
April 5, 2024

4:30 PM
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
103 Golf Club Lane
Springfield, TN 37172

Burial

St. Michael's Church Cemetery
South Carter Rd.
Cedar Hill, TN 37032

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