Diane Josenhans Burton, 74, longtime member of Pine Valley United Methodist Church

Diane Josenhans Burton

WILMINGTON — Diane Josenhans Burton, 74, passed away Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Center.

She was born May 21, 1947, in Wilmington 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 “C.D.” Burton Jr.; daughter and son in-law, Tracie Burton Mathews and James Mathews; beautiful grandchildren who she loved very much, Carly Reynolds, Kailey Mathews and Kyle Mathews; sister, Donna Cunningham, and her husband, Bob; and two sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Remembered is her daughter, Ashley Burton Reynolds, who passed away June 8, 2017.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 5, at Wilmington Funeral Chapel, led by the Rev. Sam Hill. The family will greet friends beginning at 10 a.m. The family will gather at the home of her daughter, 6304 Riva Ridge Road, Wilmington.

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

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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