Syble Burns

September 11, 1941 - October 29, 2012 

Syble Burns

September 11, 1941 - October 29, 2012 

Obituary for Syble Burns

Syble D. Burns, age 71 of Alto, passed away October 28, 2012, at her residence.
Born in Hall County, GA on September 11, 1941, she was a daughter of the late William and Izora Garner Shockley. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by brothers, Delmus, Eugene, Dennis, Clifford and J.C. Shockley; sisters, Flora Sosebee, Willisee Garrett and Carlene Boggus.
Mrs. Burns was a member of Glory Bound Baptist Church and was a homemaker. She enjoyed the Atlanta Braves and playing video games.
Surviving are husband of 44 years, Nelson Burns of Alto; daughters and sons-in-law, Lawanda Lynn and Kevin Hulsey of Cohutta, GA and Rhonda and Jason Stamey of Cornelia; adopted son, Glenn Kelley of Clayton; brother, Homer Shockley of Lula; sisters, Betty Savage of Ware Shoals, SC, Aetna Ivester of Clarkesville and Gaynelle Hooper of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Chris Hulsey and Nate Stamey.
Funeral services are 11:00 am Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with Rev. John DuBois and Rev. Steve Ford officiating. Interment will follow in Level Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Tuesday.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.


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