Mrs. Telecia "Tee" Gail Burton, 53, died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at her home in Oxford.

The funeral service was held on Friday, June 28, 2013, in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Allen officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 27, 2013, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Waller Funeral Home.

Mrs. Burton was born in Philadelphia to Archie Alvin and Verlie Bounds Beckham. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Oxford. She was a secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture and also worked with her husband at Burton Carpet Cleaning. Telecia enjoyed reading, traveling and caring for her son, Andrew.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Burton of Oxford; a son, Andrew Burton of Oxford; her mother, Verlie Beckham of Philadelphia; a sister, Carolyn Myatt and her husband, Henry, of Philadelphia; two brothers, Wayne Beckham and his wife, Debbie, of Philadelphia, and Ricky Beckham and his wife, Cindy, of Philadelphia.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Burton's memory may be made to The Scott Center PTA, 401 N 5th Street, Oxford, MS 38655.

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