Agnes Burton


Graveside services for 76-year old Agnes Burton of Hay Springs, NE, are Thursday, July 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bingham Cemetery in Bingham, NE with Pastor Roy Monahan officiating.

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Agnes Madlene Burton was born on May 6, 1945 on a farm at Creston, Iowa, to James and Mary (Dant) Garrity. She passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Country Side Care in Gordon, NE.

Agnes was united in marriage to Harold Burton on May 25, 1990, and worked for 9 years for the University of Nebraska in the Registrar’s Office while she and Harold lived in Firth.  

In 1997, they purchased a ranch north of Hay Springs which they operated until Harold’s passing away in 2012. Together they enjoyed dancing and golf.  

Agnes was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed her membership in quilting clubs and reading.

She was preceded in death by husband, Harold, her parents and numerous brothers and sisters.

Bates-Gould Funeral Home in Alliance, NE, is in charge of arrangements.