Elizabeth Burton

May 27, 2015
Elizabeth Burton

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Elizabeth ìBettyî Burton, 93, of Carolina Village died Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at the Carolina Village Medical Center.

Born in Westfield, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Carl and Margaret Schaeffer, she grew up on Long Island and graduated from Sewanhaka High School and Washington School for Secretaries. She was the secretary to the vice-president of Automatic Electric of New York City. Betty had been a resident of Henderson County since 1982 and was a member of First Baptist Church of Hendersonville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Burton, Jr. in 2003, and a brother, Charles Schaeffer in 1978.

Surviving are her two sons, Fred Burton III of Marshville, NC and Gregory Burton of Charleston, SC; grandchildren, James Burton of Raleigh and Kristen Pittman of Lynchburg, VA; 4 great-grandchildren, Joyce Burton, Marie Burton, Kylie Pittman, Karleigh Pittman; and a sister, Marguerite Elms of N. St. Paul, Minn.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 312 5th Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28739, or to Carolina Village, 600 Carolina Village Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28792.

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  • June 01, 2015
    Crystal Addington Burton says:
    There could not have been a better Mother in law than Betty Burton. I will miss her everyday, she will always be in my heart and thoughts. Love you Betty