Sally Elizabeth Burton
- July 22, 1923 - April 30, 2012
- Centreville, Virginia
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Sally Elizabeth Burton, 88, of Centreville, VA died Monday, April 30th, 2012 at Commonwealth Health and Rehabilitation Center in Fairfax, VA.
She was born on July 22, 1923 in the Plato community of Pulaski County, KY, the daughter of George Boone and Maranda Purcell Burton, who preceded her in death. She graduated from the Foundation School of Berea College, Berea, KY in 1944.
She then moved to Washington, D.C. for a career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and retired as the Night Supervisor of the Service Unit, Division 4, Records and Communications.
She was a member of Centreville United Methodist Church, The Historic Centreville Society, Germanna Foundation, Retired Employees of the FBI, and the Manassas Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
She is survived by her niece, whom she loved as a daughter, Bonnie Ann Wood Garber and her husband, Thomas Templeman Garber of Spotsylvania County, VA and their son, James Thomas Garber and his wife, Faith, of Washington, D.C. A sister, Louanna Burton Stewart and her husband, Bill, of Johnson City, TN; one brother, Boonie Burton and his wife, Lucy, of Lincoln County, KY, and two sister-in-law, Maxine Burton and Alma Burton, both of Somerset, KY; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Faye L. Burton Wood, of Centreville, VA and her husband James F. Wood with whom she had made her home since 1950; three brothers, Joseph Mason Burton, Sr., Gene B. Burton, and Paul Wesley Burton and a nephew, Joseph Mason Burton, Jr., all of Somerset, KY.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 5:00 PM at Centreville United Methodist Church.
Contributions may be made to Centreville United Methodist Church, 6400 Old Centreville Rd., Centreville, VA 20121