Alfred “Al” L. Burton

Alfred \”Al\” L. Burton, 86, of Bedford, Virginia, passed on Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Bedford Memorial Hospital. Al was born June 26, 1926, in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Thomas H. and Viola Cooley Burton.

He is survived by his beloved wife of over 47 years, Carolyn Denney Burton; his three daughters, Judy Lynn Burton Davis (Haskel), Sherry Burton Revell (Jim) and Patricia Burton Whitmore (Dee); two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial Services will be held at Chattanooga First Seventh-day Adventist Church in Chattanooga, TN, on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 3:30 PM (visitation 2-3:15 PM) and at Smith Mountain Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church in Moneta, VA., on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 3:00 pm with visitation from 2:00 until 3:00 PM.

Memorial contributions in Al\”™s memory can be made to Smith Mountain Lake Seventh-day Adventist Church, 10802 Moneta Road, Moneta, VA 24121, or your favorite charity. Additional information and/or expressions of sympathy may be viewed and shared at Legacy.com. Tharp Funeral Home and Crematory, Bedford, Virginia, is serving the Burton family. (540)-586-3443