Marjorie A. Burnett (91) of Flora


Published on November 26 2012 10:45 am

Mrs. Marjorie A. Burnett, 91, of Flora, IL, died at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2012, at Flora Gardens Healthcare Center in Flora, IL.

Marjorie was born on March 1, 1921 in Flora, Illinois, where she has been a life long member of the community. She graduated from Flora High School, and later married and started a family. She was a dedicated homemaker, and has always been a faithful member of the Flora First United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Burnett is survived by 3 children, Jacqueline Williamson and husband Don of Dieterich, IL, Sandra Sulsberger and husband James of Louisville, IL and Debbie Coble of Flora, 5 grandchildren, James Sulsberger III of Flora, Tamela Sue Bierman and husband Keith of Dieterich, IL, Donald R. Williamson II and wife Nancy of Altamont, IL, David Sulsberger of Louisville, IL, John Sulsberger of Dallas, TX and Juli Coble Kastle and husband Austin of Greenville, IL, 8 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, William T. Raley & Clara A. (Bennett) Raley, her husband, Clarence Burnett, Special Friend, Bob Hockman, a daughter, a great grandson, 2 brothers and 1 sister.

Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m., Monday, November 26, 2012, at Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home.  Visitation will be Sunday, November 25, 2012, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Byrd & Kohn Funeral Home.

Expressions of sympathy should take the form of donations to the Clay County Rehabilitation Center or Clay County Hospice and may be received at the funeral home. You can also visit to send condolences to Mrs. Burnett’s family.