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Karen “KD” Burton

Karen “KD” Burton, 60, of Atwood, IL, passed away at 11:46 a.m., Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021 at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 66 East US Highway 36, Atwood, IL with Ted Shearer officiating. Burial will follow in the Mackville Cemetery, Atwood, IL.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, June 25, 2021 at the funeral home.

Karen was born on July 24, 1960 in Dreux, France, the daughter of Bonnie and Carl Barbee and the late Eston M. Stewart. She married Larry D. Burton on May 16, 1998 in Monticello, IL. He survives.

She is also survived by her mother: Bonnie Earley Barbee of Atwood, sons: Mark Benner of Simi Valley, CA, Jamin (Kristina) Weaver of Washington, IL, daughter: Chelsie Weaver of Bloomington, IL, step-daughter: Stacey (Afiba) Martin of Urbana, grandchildren: Jonathon and Jared Houser, Azariah Motley, Landon and Leah Benner (their mother Terra Suzanne), Tripp, Mila and Dash Weaver, great-grandchildren: Zayne Houser and Azyion Lester, brother: David Stewart of Redwood City, CA and sister: Cindy (Mick) Murphy of Arcola.

She was preceded in death by her fathers: Eston M. Stewart, Carl L. Barbee and brother: Michael Stewart.

Karen was a homemaker and former CNA for Carle Home Care. She enjoyed shopping, making crafts and decorating. Her greatest passion was spending time with her grandchildren and taking care of her animals.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Monticello Animal Hospital or Hands-4-Paws.

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