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Esther Burnworth

Esther E. Burnworth, 56, of Huntington, passed away at 9:21 pm Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Parkview Huntington Hospital. 

Esther was born on October 6, 1966 in Huntington, IN, the daughter of George C. Kipp and Retha (Waters) Kipp. She graduated from Huntington North High School with the Class of 1986 and married Darwin L. Burnworth on October 19, 1984 in Huntington. He preceded her in death on June 13, 2018. Esther worked as the Manager at Burger King and previously worked as a Carhop at the A&W Root Beer stand in Huntington. Esther loved to take care of her grandchildren and spending time with her family. She loved her time spent going to the movie theater in Huntington. Esther was a member of the Multiple Sclerosis Association. 

Survivors include her Mother, Retha Kipp of Huntington, IN; Four Sons, Adam C. Burnworth of Huntington, IN, Darwin L. Burnworth, Jr. of Huntington, IN, Ryan Burnworth of Huntington, IN, Clifford Burnworth of Ft. Wayne, IN; Three Daughters, Lisa Galo of Huntington, IN, Darlene Burnworth of Huntington, IN, Mechelle Wilhem of Huntington, IN; C. Three Brothers, Kelly Kipp of Bluffton, IN, Matthew (Lori) Kipp of Kalamazoo, MI; Bother, Terry (Jennifer) Kipp of Huntington, IN; Three Sisters, Naomi Kipp of Bluffton, IN, Georgianna (Jim) Knott of Eldorado, IL, Retha Martin (Kipp) of Huntington, IN; Sixteen Grandchildren; several Great Grandchildren; and many Nieces and Nephews. She is preceded in death by her Husband, Darwin L. Burnworth, Sr., Father, George C. Kipp, Maternal Grandparents, Ed and Retha Waters, and Paternal Grandparents, Russell and Naomi (Fernback) Kipp. 

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. Burial will take place at Gardens of Memory in Marion at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers, preferred memorials may be made in memory of Esther to her family, Adam Burnworth, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750. 

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