Mrs. Burton died Feb. 25, 2012.
Born March 1, 1929, in Clarkesville, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ione Gastley Sosebee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Clyde Burton; sister, Evelyn Tanksley; and brothers, Dewey and James Sosebee.
Mrs. Burton was formerly employed at Habersham Electric Corp. She was a very devoted wife, mother and homemaker. Mrs. Burton was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. She was formerly active with the adult choir and also with the children’s Sunday School program.
Survivors include daughter, Paige Burton of Clarkesville; son and daughter-in-law, Benny Burton and Donna Burton of Martin; sisters, Christine Spivey and Annette Tench, both of Clarkesville; sister and brother-in-law, Gail and Charles Kastner of Powder Springs; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tony and Linda Sosebee of Clarkesville and Charles and Julie Sosebee of Mt. Airy; granddaughters, Julie and Jamie Burton; and great-granddaughter, Tristin Helton.
Memorials may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church, P.O. Box 488, Clarkesville, GA 30523.
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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville.
The Northeast Georgian
February 29, 2012