Originally created 05/23/00

Mrs. Ellen Burton



EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Mrs. Ellen Williams Burton, 82, of Maple Avenue, died Thursday, May 18, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Republican Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. E.L. Cain officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Burton, a native of Edgefield County, was a homemaker and a member of Young Ladies of Honor and Republican Grove Burial Aide Society. She sang in Republican Grove Baptist Church Senior Choir and was a member of Willow Spring Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Charlie Burton and Raymond Burton, both of Edgefield, and Johnnie Lee Burton, Aiken; a daughter, Mary B. Simpkins, Belvedere; a brother, Aaron Williams, Washington; a sister, Ira Stafford, Washington; and five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the residence or at G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle May 23, 2000