Margaret C. Burton, 85, of Millsboro, died Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Harrison House Nursing Home in Georgetown.
She was born Nov. 16, 1927, in Millsboro, daughter of the late George and Elsie (Stevens) Carey.
Margaret was a graduate of Millsboro High School. She worked for Cecil Burton Insurance Company for many years and was also self-employed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Leon Burton; a sister, Nettie Burton Fisher; and a grandson, Brian Burton. She is survived by her son, Leon Burton Jr. and his wife Bonnie of Millsboro; a grandson, Bret Burton; and great-granddaughter Zoey Burton.
A funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, at the chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Road in Millsboro, where friends may call after noon. Burial will be in St. George’s Chapel Cemetery in Harbeson.