Edith Teseniar Burton, 97, of Newberry, widow of Walter Darold “Billy” Burton, died Monday, January 18, 2021.
Born on December 17, 1923, in Forest City, NC, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Ida Lowry Teseniar. She was retired from Conso and following retirement worked at Uncle Gene's Restaurant. Mrs. Burton was a member of College Street Baptist Church.
She is survived by a son, James L. Burton of Newberry; a daughter, Billie Jo Burton of Newberry; a sister, Frances Reed of Greenwood; a brother, Robert (Marian) Teseniar of Newberry; grandchildren Rhonda Johnson, Dianne Fowler, Debbie Fowler and Darold Fowler and great-grandchildren, Nicholas Fowler, Hagan Johnson and Brooke Johnson. Mrs. Burton was predeceased by siblings, Alice Frier, Curly Teseniar, Gene Teseniar, Clarence Teseniar, C.M. Teseniar and Earl Norman.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, January 21, 2021, at Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Chad Ashby. Memorials may be made to the Prisma Health Hospice Foundation.
The family would like to thank Dr. Rodney Rinehart and Laura for their care over the years and the staff of Prisma Health Hospice for their loving care to Mrs. Edith during the past month.