- 89 years old
- Date of birth: Apr 18, 1922
- Date of passing: Jun 8, 2011
|Let the memory of Johnnye be with us forever|
Johnnye Mae Burton was born on April 18, 1922, in Cusseta, Alabama to the late Johnnie and Sallye Summers. Johnnye was raised in West Point, GA but later made her home in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She retired from Edison Estates in Edison, New Jersey, where she worked as a laundry room attendant.
Johnnye Mae was a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey. She served as an active member of the Pulpit Auxiliary and secretary for the Pastor’s Aid Committee. More importantly, she served the Lord and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early age. She was preceded in death by her beloved friend, McKinnley Ransom, her loving sisters, Alma and Eva, her devoted son, Donald Burton (Alice) of Cleveland, Ohio and her darling great-granddaughter, Jasmine Jenkins.
Her interests included spending time with her family, quilting, word search puzzles, and traveling with her best friend Maggie Martin and The Senior’s Fellowship Ministry.
Johnnye Mae Burton leaves to cherish her loving memory: her sister, Louise Summers of West Point, Georgia; her daughters, Constance Howard of New Brunswick, New Jersey; Jennifer Burton of Smyrna, Georgia; and Cherie Ruffin (James) of Marietta, Georgia.
10 grandchildren, 20 great- grandchildren and 8 great, great-grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family may be contact at the residence of Ms. Louise Summers, 1105 E. 9th St., West Point, GA.
"Friends from Somerset,New Jersey Elliott and Betty lit a candle at
Peace with you at this time of sorrow."
"Friends from North Brunswick,New Jersey JDC Detent lit a candle at
With deepest sorrow,peace be with you."
"Lucy Robinson lit a candle at
To the Burton Family: With deepest sympathy through this difficult time. With Love and Prayers"
"Bobbie Jean Thompson and Family lit a candle at
May GOD keep all of you in HIS mighty Hands at this time"
"Friend of granddaughter Kersa lit a candle at
May God bless and keep your family during this time. Love Always, Tina Magee"
"Jennifer/Daughter lit a candle at
Mur you are gone but will never be forgotten. You live in my Heart."
"Keith & Leticia Robinson lit a candle at
Our deepest sympathy. Our prayers are with you."
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