Elizabeth Ellen Burton Smith, 97


Elizabeth Ellen Burton Smith, 97, of Millsboro, died at Green Valley Terrace, Millsboro on Saturday, April 8, 2006. She was a self-employed cook.

She was deeply involved in the church throughout her life. She served in many organizations in the church. She was the last surviving original member of the United Gospel Choir and Burton Sisters Singers in Millsboro. She traveled all over the Eastern Shore, performing.

She is survived by one son, Voyd Harmon, and one daughter, Vanessa Smith; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Dave Harmon and Edward Smith. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Sylvester Harmon and Cornelius Harmon; and two daughters, Grace Barnhill and Charlotte Burton.

Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, April 15, at noon at Harmony United Methodist Church, Route 24, Millsboro, where friends may call an hour prior, with interment at Harmony United Methodist Church, Millsboro.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Harmony United Methodist Church, PO Box 1435, Millsboro, DE 19966.