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Phyllis C. Burton

1964 - 2021

Carlisle, PA


Phyllis C. Burton, of Carlisle, PA, formerly of Coatesville, PA, passed away March 27, 2021 at the UPMC Pinnacle West Shore Hospital in Mechanicsburg, PA. She was 56 years old.

Phyllis was born September 5, 1964 in Coatesville to the late Philip and Melvenia (Spencer) Burton Sr.

Surviving are her loving daughters; Phylicia Burton of Carlisle, and Donneisha Burton of Mt. Holly Springs; grandchildren, Amya Murphy, Josiah Brown, Mason Murphy, and Legend Shannon; and siblings, Eric Burton (Monique) of Harrisburg, PA, and Antonia McCray of Atlanta, GA.  Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and close friends, who were like family.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Philip Burton Jr., Keith Burton Sr., and Lionel Burton.

Phyllis was a graduate of Coatesville Area High School and York Technical Institute. She worked as a CNA for much of her career and was a member of the Carlisle Victory Circle. Phyllis enjoyed cooking, showing her love through food, and loved listening to music. She will be remembered by her contagious laugh and smile.

Phyllis was a mother to many, giving and treating everyone like family. She was the glue that held the family together.

A memorial service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the Burton residence. 

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Antonia McCray

April 7, 2021 9:56 PM

To my big sister I love you and I am at peace knowing that your resting with God comforting you like only he can.

Dr. Richard W. Pannell

April 7, 2021 10:47 AM

We are thinking of you during this difficult time . Praying for you and your family, sincerely, Dicky!

Dr. Richard W. Pannell

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