Mrs. Burton died Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at the home of her daughter following an extended illness.
Born Feb. 27, 1938, in Demorest, she was a daughter of the late James Roy and Willa Eller Allen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her four sisters and two brothers.
Mrs. Burton was a loving wife, mother, granny and was known as “Aunt Sister” or “Granny” by friends and family. She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Nacoochee Missionary Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Jody Burton of the home, son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Sue Burton of Cleveland; sons, Randy Burton and Stanley Burton, both of Clarkesville; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Stacy Jones of Clarkesville; daughters, Faye Gordon of Clayton, Tammy Armour of Demorest; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
An online guest register is available for the Burton family and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, was is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
January 9, 2013