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Evelena Cooley Burton
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Birth: Feb. 9, 1918
Emery County
Utah, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1998
West Jordan
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

The Deseret News
January 6, 1998
page B4

Evelena C. Burton, 79, our loving mother, grandmother and sister, passed away January 5, 1998.

She was born February 9, 1918 in Huntington, Utah to Herman and Pearl Mills Cooley. On May 12, 1937 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, she married Junius Hatch Burton. Junius preceded her in death on November 16, 1987. Evelena was an active member of the LDS Church, where she enjoyed doing genealogy and serving as librarian. Her love of Scouting and participation therein earned her the Silver Beaver Award.

Survivors: children, LaVar C. (Sharon); Ramona Higgins (Leon); Ronald C. (Linda); Steven J. (Charlene); June Clayton (Bob); 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Rozella Atkinson (Bud); LaReta VanTassell (Morlin). Preceded in death by a son, Leland; and a brother, Kenneth.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 8, 1998 at 11 a.m. in the River 3rd LDS Ward Chapel, 7150 Callie Drive (1520 West). Friends may call at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, Wednesday 6-8 p.m. and Thursday at the church from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Interment, West Jordan City Cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Charles Herman Cooley (1893 - 1994)
  Vimva Pearl Mills Cooley (1897 - 1984)
  Junius Hatch Burton (1917 - 1987)
  Leland Jay Burton (1940 - 1943)*
  Evelena Cooley Burton (1918 - 1998)
  Kenneth Fielding Cooley (1921 - 1970)*
  Rozella Cooley Atkinson (1922 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
West Jordan City Cemetery
West Jordan
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: O, 36, 3
Created by: Burt
Record added: Jun 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19677768
Evelena <i>Cooley</i> Burton
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