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Syble D. Burns
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Funeral services for Syble D. Burns, 71, of Alto, are scheduled for 11 a.m. today, Oct. 31, at the chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. John DuBois and the Rev. Steve Ford officiating. Burial will follow in Level Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Burns died Oct. 28, 2012, at her residence.

Born Sept. 11, 1941, in Hall County, 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 her husband of 44 years, Nelson Burns of Alto; daughters and sons-in-law, Lawanda Lynn and Kevin Hulsey of Cohutta, and Rhonda and Jason Stamey of Cornelia; adopted son, Glenn Kelley of Clayton; brother, Homer Shockley of Lula; sisters, Betty Savage of Ware Shoals, S.C., Aetna Ivester of Clarkesville and Gaynelle Hooper of Clarkesville; grandchildren, Chris Hulsey and Nate Stamey.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

October 31, 2012