Originally created 12/18/00

Mrs. Margaret Burton



ELBERTON, Ga. - Mrs. Margaret E. Burton, 72, of Village Road, died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2000, at her residence.

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Resthaven Cemetery, Washington, with the Rev. Jim Shumard officiating.

Mrs. Burton, a native of Washington, was a sales associate at Wal-Mart. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars 5456 and St. Alban's Episcopal Church, where she was a former organist.

Survivors include a son, Bob Burton, Elberton; a daughter, Diane Burton Self, Elberton; a sister, Jane Dent, Tampa, Fla.; and four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Dent, Tommy Dent, Billy Dent, Lawrence Burton, Joe Burton and Tony Burton.

Memorials may be made to: St. Mary Hospice Services, 1230 Baxter St., Athens, GA 30606, or the American Cancer Society.

Friends may call at the residence of Diane B. Self, 1381 Athens Highway.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Hopkins Funeral Home, Washington.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 18, 2000