Inez Burroughs


Willie Inez Burroughs, 89, of the Red Hill Community, passed away Saturday afternoon, September 10, 2016, at Hope Assisted Living, in Dacula, GA.

Born December 8, 1926, in Franklin County, she was the daughter of the late William “Will” and Dorothy Faulkner Allen. She was the widow of the late Harold Burroughs and the mother of the late William “Bill”  Burroughs.  She was the sister of the late Betty Spencer and sister-in-law of the late Wayne Cooper. Her beloved companion, Babe the cat, also predeceased her.   She was a homemaker, and had worked in food services with Georgia Baptist Assembly, Franklin County High School, Carnesville Elementary,  and Camp Toccoa.  She was a member of the Hunter’s Creek Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law  Shirley and Jerry Walker, Martin, GA; two sisters and brother-in-law.  Louise and Floyd Pitts of Belton, SC, and Mary Cooper of Carnesville, GA; Grandchildren and granddaughters-in-law, Wayne and Sally Walker, Bryan and Nean Walker, and Tammy Walker, Carnesville, GA; great-grandchildren, Brandi, Michelle, Tyler, Blake, Amanda, Josh, Jessica, and Nathan; great-great-grandchildren, Emma, McKenna, and Knox.

Services will be Tuesday at 2pm at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Vernon Dorminey and Rev. Ben Huff. Interment will be in the Franklin Memorial Gardens North.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The families are at their respective homes. They will receive friends from 5 until 7pm Monday evening at the funeral home. The family wants to extend their thanks to the staff of Hope Assisted Living, Embrace Hospice, and all the family and friends for all the care, calls, and visits over the past several years.

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  1. I’m sorry for your loss Tammy, Shirley and family. I was just thinking about “grandma” the other day. She always looked for me to care for her when I worked at Hope. Sorry to hear of her passing, may you all be granted peace in your time of sorrow.

  2. Jack and Mary Andrews
    September 13, 2016 - 3:28 pm

    Dear Shirley and Family we were sadden to hear of the loss of your Dear Mother.
    Please accept our most sincere condolence and be assured that you are in our
    thoughts and prayers.

    Jack and Mary Andrews

  3. Christina & David Trentham
    September 12, 2016 - 5:22 pm

    Love and Prayers to you all.

  4. You all know I shall miss her. I am so thankful I got to visit her Sat. Love and prayers. Mary

  5. Bryan and Nean-

    We all send our condolences and prayers for healing.

    Nashville, TN

  6. Shirley and Family, we are so sorry to learn of your sorrow. Inez was a hard worker and made friends with all the people she met. Our love and prayers are with all or you that God will give the comfort and strength you need during this time and for the days ahead. Bill & Jean Owens

  7. Shirley and Family, we are so sorry to learn about your sorrow. Inez was a hard worker and made friends with everyone she met. Our love and prayers are with all of you.

  8. So sorry to receive this news. She surely will be missed.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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