Houston, Mary Sue Burkett (Dalton)

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Mary Sue Burkett Houston
Mary Sue Burkett Houston

Mary Sue Burkett Houston, age 76, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Sunday morning, October 14, 2018 at the Ridgewood Health Care. 

Mary was born Feb. 11, 1942 in Dalton, a daughter of the late Fletcher James and Pauline Essie Camp Burkett.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Houston; sisters, Vivian Lovain and Betty Quarles; and brothers, Jimmy, Ralph, Alan and Michael Burkett. 

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Deano and Sharon Staten of Jasper, Ga.; brothers, Jack and Connie Burkett of Chatsworth, Ga.; sisters, Pat and Hansel Pierce of Dalton, and Jane Leonard of Rocky Face, Ga.; lifetime friends, Pat and Bobby Beavers of Dalton; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services to celebrate the life of Mary Sue Houston will be held Thursday morning, Oct. 18, at 11a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with her friends and family delivering the eulogy.  She will be laid to rest at Ponders Colonial Hills Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel after 9 a.m. Thursday until the service hour. 

Arrangement are by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002. 


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