Let the memory of Oretha be with us forever
  • 96 years old
  • Born on May 25, 1921 .
  • Passed away on January 26, 2018 .

We respectfully announce the passing of Mrs. Oretha Burston of Lone Oak, Georgia on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Southern Regional Hospital in Riverdale, Georgia.

Funeral services for Mrs. Oretha Burston will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, Feb 3, 2018, at St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Lone Oak. Rev. Carlton Mahone, Pastor and Apostle Brenda Osby, eulogist.   

Interment will follow in the church cemetery.   

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Thrash and Sons Funeral Home 117 West Main Street, Hogansville, Ga.    PHONE:  (706) 637-8791     FAX (706) 637-8796

Posted by Rosa Buckhanna on 4th February 2018
To the family of Mrs. Oretha Burston, My heart goes out 2 each and everyone of u, for the lost of an phenomenal woman who touched my life. I felt love from Ms. Oretha that I haven't felt from my blood relatives. I just want 2 thank my God 4 bringing such a beautiful person into my life my heart will 4ever hold her kindness and each of u know how Gene feels about you all. Hold on 2 God's unchanging hands we love each and everyone of you. Gene and Rosa Buckhanna
Posted by Sadie Spear on 3rd February 2018
As I head home after a beautiful Celebration of life, my heart is rejoicing knowing that I have no regrets. We did our best to serve her and we did everything to keep her smiling. We will forever be grateful for the time we had with her (61 for me). By the pouring out of love expressed today, it is evedent that she made a great impact on so many people. Gramp, rest in heaven, I love you. Your "peaches" Sadie.
Posted by Veda Brown on 3rd February 2018
Thankful for the Blessings God has bestowed upon our family to have 96 years of memories with my great-aunt Oretha. There will always be a warm place in my heart for you auntie and I will cherish our time and those memories forever!
Posted by Sheleta Beasley on 1st February 2018
To Our Family , Our thoughts and prayers are with you in the passing of Aunt Oretha. For we know to absent from the body, is to be present with the LORD. May God’s grace, strengthen and comfort you through this journey. We love you all, and if you need anything give us a call. From the Grandchildren of the Late Fred Jr. Beasley Detroit MI
Posted by Raquel Lavender on 30th January 2018
Our family is saddened to hear of the passing of Ms. Oretha. We pray for those who love her and we will all miss her. Rest in Peace.
Posted by Kimberly Phillips on 28th January 2018
I'm glad I had the opportunity to meet such a sweet caring lady who always had that beautiful smile and a beautiful spirit. You will be miss Gma Retha as I always called u. Rest on love you always
Posted by Linda Smith on 28th January 2018
Grandma Retha as she was affectionately called by my greatneices and greatnephews wasvsuvh a sweet and beautiful person. I will surely miss that beautiful smile.

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