Diane Josenhans Burton

May 21, 1947 - August 1, 2021
Diane Josenhans Burton

Diane J. Burton, age 74 of Wilmington passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center.

She was born in Wilmington on May 21, 1947 to the late Duane Josenhans and Hazel Croom Josenhans.

Diane was a longtime member of Pine Valley United Methodist Church. Diane was a full time wife, mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family. She enjoyed cooking, cruising on cruise ships with her family, and shopping.

Diane is survived by her husband of 55 years, Clayton Dally “CD” Burton, Jr.; her daughter and son in-law Tracie Burton Mathews and James Mathews; her beautiful grandchildren whom she loved very much, Carly Reynolds, Kailey Mathews and Kyle Mathews; and her sister, Donna Cunningham and husband Bob; also two sisters in law and nieces and nephews. Remembered is her daughter, Ashley Burton Reynolds who passed away June 8, 2017

Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held 11 am Thursday, August 5, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, led by Rev. Sam Hill. The family will greet friends starting at 10 am.

The family will gather at the home of her daughter, 6304 Riva Ridge Rd. Wilmington, NC 28411

In lieu of flowers consider a memorial donation to the Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr. Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

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  • August 03, 2021
    Michelle M. Jacobs says:
    Dal, Tracie and Family May all the beautiful memories of Diane help to see you through the days ahead. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • August 09, 2021
    Scott Stilwell says:
    Chief Burton, I am sorry to hear the news of your wife's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • August 06, 2021
    Terry Adams lit a candle:
    Lit since August 6, 2021 at 8:30:35 AM

  • August 05, 2021
    Janie Kennedy says:
    I am so very sorry for your loss.

  • August 05, 2021
    Janie Kennedy says:
    I am so sorry for your loss.