Lailure Beatrice Burton

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Lailure Beatrice Burton, age 66, was born April 4, 1954 and departed this life on November 9, 2020.

Lailure graduated from Linden McKinley High School in 1972 where she was a part of the drill team. She retired from the City of Columbus Heath Department after 33 years of service to the WIC department. She was an active member of Grace Baptist Church.

Lailure had an amazing artistic eye and loved creating unique gifts for her family and friends. In her spare time, she loved fishing, traveling with friends, and thrift store shopping. She truly loved her family, would do anything in her power to help anyone and had a heart of gold.

Lailure is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Alversa Clifford and her brother James Darwin Clifford.

Lailure leaves to cherish her memory; children, Nikkianna (Michael) Baxter, Way-Shanne Burton, and Lailta (Nick) Grant; sisters, Renee Leftenant, Jacquelyn (Gerald) Wright, LeAnna Terrell, Tiletha (Arthur) Franklin, and Lori (John) Oglesbee; grandchildren, Kianna Burton, Kiarra Clifford, TyShanne Johnson, Dewon Brown, My’Asea Johnson-Burton, Dionte’ Waller, R’Yann Waller, Trenity Waller, Omega Waller, and Nakai Grant; great grandchildren, Amiyah Johnson and Nayquan Traylor; sister friends, Margo Vaughn, Pamela Caine, and Sylvia “Kay” Brown; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews relatives, and friends.

PRIVATE Visitation 1:00 PM and Funeral Service 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.


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  1. I would like to express my heart felt sympathy to the family of Lailure, God will certainly put his arms around your entire family for comfort. Always remember the good times and keep her in your heart.

  2. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. In times of distress we need comfort that soothes our hearts. May the peace of God guard your hearts.

  3. I was so sorry to hear of Lailure’s passing. We were co-workers at WIC. Please accept my sincere condolences. May God comfort you in your sorrow.

  4. Your family is in my prayers in the lost of mother, grandmother, sister and love one.will keep you all in my prayers.

  5. Ristina Thompson

    Lailure had a good heart, especially for helping others. She had a special gift for working with families who were sometimes struggling. I’m sure she touched many lives. I hope we can follow her lead.

  6. Prayers to the family, friends and all who knew her.

  7. Lailure was a great classmate from the class of 72 LMHS. We miss her God Bless her and I am praying for the family.

  8. My condolences. Sister as we called her was loved. Rest on. Rest on. Shelba Berger-Bradley

  9. George A. Burton,Jr.

    Peace be steel

  10. Valerie Keys-Grooms

    Renee, my sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your beautiful sister Lailure. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. GOD bless.

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