Charles Lloyd Beeker Sr.
Mary Lula Giles
William Washington Myers
Sarah Shoaf
Elmo Lee Beeker
Alice Myrtle Myers
Burton Charles Beeker


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1. Frances Elayne Snyder

Burton Charles Beeker 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 13 Aug 1919, Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA 3 4 8
  • Marriage (1): Frances Elayne Snyder on 22 Oct 1938 in Martinsville, Martinsville, VA 1
  • Died: 28 Mar 2015, Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA at age 95 3 4
  • Buried: Reeds Crossroads: Reeds Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 3

   Another name for Burton was Charlie Burton Beeker.8

   FamilySearch ID: LV3T-XRR.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Tyro, Davidson, NC, USA. 9 The 1950 census recorded Burton Beecher, loom fixer in textile mill, 30, living with wife Elayne, 38; Ruth, 9, and Charline, 3. Everyone was born in North Carolina. Living nearby on the same census page is Burton's parents, Elmo and Alice Beeker, his brother Harold, and sister Lula Tussy with her husband.

2. Residence: on 23 Mar 2006 in Reeds Crossroads, Davidson, NC, USA. 6

3. Residence: on 29 Dec 2010 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 5

4. Residence: on 25 Aug 2014 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 2

5. Obituary: Davidson Funeral Home: on 28 Mar 2015 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA. 4 Burton Charles Beeker, age 95 of West Old Highway 64, Lexington passed away Saturday morning (March 28, 2015) at Hinkle Hospice House.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Burton was born in Davidson County August 13, 1919 to Elmo Beeker and Alice Myers Beeker. He was a retired employee of Cannon Mills and a member of Reeds Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Elayne Snyder Beeker; sisters, Hilda Seaford and Melba Leonard; brothers, Harold and Graham Beeker.

Surviving are his daughters, Ruth Sink (Carlton) and Charlene Swicegood (Garland) all of Lexington; grandchildren, Martha Spagnardi (Joe), Carlton "Corky" Sink (Sherry), Rebekah Shoaf (Terry) and Lorrie Fleming (Todd); great-grandchildren, Luke, Katie and Elizabeth Shoaf, Anna Harris (Jonathan) Peyton Fleming and Sydney Spagnardi; sister,
Lala Tussey of Lexington.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Davidson County, 200 Hospice Way, Lexington, NC 27292

Davidson Funeral Home, Lexington is assisting the Beeker family.

Burton married Frances Elayne Snyder, daughter of Early Arthur Snyder and Sallie Katherine Walser, on 22 Oct 1938 in Martinsville, Martinsville, VA.1 (Frances Elayne Snyder was born on 24 Sep 1911 in , Davidson, NC, USA,10 died on 4 Feb 1995 in Lexington, Davidson, NC, USA 10 11 and was buried on 7 Feb 1995 in Reeds Crossroads: Reeds Baptist Church Cemetery, Davidson, NC, USA 10 11.)


1, Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014 (Original data: Virginia, Marriages, 1936-2014. Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, Virginia.), Elayne Frances Snyder m. Burton Beeker 22 Oct 1938 Martinsville VA.

2 Winston Salem Journal (Winston Salem, NC), 27 Aug 2014, obituary of Melba Beeker Leonard.

3 Find A Grave,

4 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292., Obituary of Burton Charles Beeker

5 Lyerly Funeral Home (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina.), Obituary of George Graham Beeker.

6 "The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)" (Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina), 24 Mar 2006 obituary of Hilda Beeker Seaford.

7 Davidson Funeral Home (301 North Main Street, Lexington, North Carolina 27292., 2 Mar 2023, obituary of Charlene Beeker Swicegood.

8, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Charlie Burton Beeker, 13 Aug 1919 citing vol. 6, p. 1??, Davidson, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

9 "1950 United States Census," Burton Beeker Tyro NC.

10 Find A Grave,

11 Greensboro News & Record (Greensboro, NC), 5 February 1995, obituary of Elayne S. Beeker.

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