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Oleta Burton

Oleta Berry Burton, 96, resident of Abbeville Nursing Home widow of Grady Burton passed away Monday October 21, 2019.

Born in Malvern, Arkansas she was a daughter of the late William Berry and Neal Gentry Berry.

Oleta was a retired employee of Abbeville School District 60. She was a member of the Chrysanthemum Garden Club and the Entre Nous Book Club. She was also a member of Abbeville First Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her many friends.

Survivors include: two sons Grady Burton of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Phil Burton (Libby) of Abbeville, SC; a daughter Jill White (Scott) of Abbeville, SC; seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be conducted Thursday Oct. 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM in Forest Lawn Memory Gradens. The family will receive friends at the grave after services. The family is at the home of her daughter Mr. & Mrs. Scott White 104 Lee St. Abbeville, SC.

Memorials in memory of Oleta may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646 or to Abbeville First Baptist Church, 111 Ellis Ave. Abbeville, SC 29620

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We were so sorry to hear about your Mama. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! God Bless You! Donnie & Kathy Kilgore Grant

Donnie & Kathy Kilgore Grant Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Jill and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a sweet person.
Love and Prayers, Harby

harby williams Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM

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fred Oct 22 2019 12:00 AM

Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.. So sorry for your great loss.

Kay Jones Oct 21 2019 12:00 AM

Oleta was the first person I met upon moving to Abbeville. I have always cherished the friendship and guidance of this wonderful lady. Indeed she was an angel. So kind and sweet. I have so many memories of her and Grady.

Ruth Freeman Oct 21 2019 12:00 AM