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Obituaries » Edythe Virginia Burton

Edythe Virginia Burton, 92, a lifelong resident of Warrenton, died peacefully on December 23, 2018.

She was born September 9, 1926, in Warrenton, to the late Lena and Carl Gray Sr.

As a young woman, she worked as a telephone operator. She also worked for Fauquier County Public Schools in the cafeteria at Warrenton Elementary School and P. B. Smith Elementary School. She worked for many years at Fauquier Hospital, managing the snack bar and the gift shop. She dedicated her life to serving others; she volunteered countless hours to the Fauquier Hospital Auxiliary in roles such as Candy Striper/Junior Volunteer coordinator for many years. She was honored by the Fauquier Hospital Auxiliary in 1998 as the Lights for Life Honoree for her numerous years of dedicated service.

Edythe was an active member of Bethel United Methodist Church since childhood. She was active for many years in the United Methodist Women and various ministries of the church. Even with all of her volunteer duties and job responsibilities, she was a dedicated and supportive wife, mother and friend and maintained her title of “Best Nanny Ever.” 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, W. Ryland Burton Jr.; her brothers Carl Gray Jr. and Edward F. Gray, and her sister, Pauline Moss.

She is survived by her brother, Robert Gray of Denton Texas; her daughters, Sandra Colvin (Ronnie) of Warrenton and Karen Moore (Albert) of Leesburg; three grandchildren, Ryan Colvin (Sarah), Mary Beth Colvin and Emily Moore, and four great-grandchildren.

The family will receive visitors from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, December 29, when the service will begin at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. Interment will take place at the Warrenton Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church or Hospice.

Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com.
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