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Voneita Yvette Burton

March 19, 1960 ~ August 3, 2018 (age 58)

Voneita Y. Burton of Lewes, DE passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018.  She was 58 years old.


Mrs. Burton was born on Lewes, DE on March 19, 1960 to the late Harlan and Bernice Wright Jackson.  She was a member of Israel United Methodist Church in Lewes, DE.  She worked as a housekeeper in various hotels over the years.  She loved western and horror movies.  She also enjoyed outside activities such as crabbing, the Nanticoke Indian Pow Wow and target practice.  She was a very good eagle eye shooter.  Voneita was loving, witty and you just never knew what she might say.


She leaves behind three children William Shannon Street of Dover, DE; Bruce Burton of Lewes, DE; and Carey Burton of Milton, DE; three sisters; Evelyn Jackson of Milton, DE; Doneita Witke (Ron) of Harbeson, DE; and  Darlene Spruill (Raymond) of Milton, DE; one brother, Jerry Jackson and his companion Violet Frazier of Millsboro, DE. She is also survived by one granddaughter, Madison Street as well as her longtime companion and devoted friend, Wellington “Buddy” Hicks, Jr. and  extended family and friends.


 A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Israel United Methodist Church, Plantation Road in Lewes, DE where friends may call from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM for visitation.  Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.


Flowers are welcome.








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