The Photo Request has been fulfilled.


Velma Rachel Cooper Burton

Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Death 9 Dec 2012 (aged 84–85)
Greenwood County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 101991553 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Ware Shoals - Velma Rachel Cooper Burton, 85, widow of George Earl Burton Sr., died December 9, 2012, at Hospice of the Piedmont. Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late Samuel H. and Elsie B. Cooper. She was a member of Turkey Creek Baptist Church and was a seamstress at Oxford Industries. Surviving are a son, George Earl Burton Jr. and wife Arlene of Ware Shoals, a daughter, Elsie B. Sorrells and husband Mike of Chapin, two brothers, Erskine Cooper and wife Beth of Indiana and Gerald Cooper and wife Alice of Greenville, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Rachel Ann Burton, and two brothers, Lamar and Leonard Cooper, and a sister, Ostelle Brigman. Burial in the Turkey Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Parker-White-Pruitt Funeral Home.

Family Members





  • Created by: H. C. Ouzts
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101991553
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Velma Rachel Cooper Burton (1927–9 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101991553, citing Turkey Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by H. C. Ouzts (contributor 47627433) .