Betty  Burton
Betty Jean Burton, age 80, of Somerset, KY, departed this life on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at her residence.
Betty was born on April 6, 1939 in Harlan County to the late Harrison Smith and Lillie Hensley Goff. She worked at Britthaven for many years and Lange and New Brothers Funeral Home.
She is survived by two sons, Rick Eugene Dillman and Greg Wayne Dillman; one daughter, Darla Sue (and Ron) Bradley; four brothers, Harrison Smith Jr., Jay Harold Smith, Berlin Matthew (and Cyndi) Smith and Allen Joe Coker; one sister, Fannie Etta Stacy; three special sisters-in-law, Betty Smith, Linda Smith and Margie (and Tony) Rae; six grandchildren, Wendi Dillman, Amber (and Sean) Silbernagel, David Chad Dillman, Nikki Marie Dillman (and Brandon Schleter) and Danaka Johnson; seven great-grandchildren, Gabe, Georgia, Gallen, Grayson, Gavin, Caleb J. and Caleb S.; one special niece and caregiver, Tresa Hampton (and Perry Allen); two other very special nieces, Connie Goff and Deidre Duke; and a special friend, Shannon Gibson and Shelly Thomas.
Along with her parents, Harrison Smith and Lillie Goff, she was preceded in death by her first husband and the father of her children, Leonard Dillman and her second husband, Lee Burton; one brother, Donnie Hue Smith; and a sister-in-law, Brenda Smith.
Visitation will be on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 11:00am at Huffaker Church of God with Bro. Jack Carpenter and Bro. Chuck Elam officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
The family would like to thank all of the Nurses at Hospice for their great care, including a special niece, Becky Mink.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website:
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Betty Burton.
Published on March 13, 2020


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Sandra Denney
Mar 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Betty was so kind and I enjoyed working with her at the funeral home. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Teresa and Tom Storck
Mar 14, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. We know she will be greatly missed!
You are in our thoughts and prayers.