Pearlie Hathorn Burton

Published 10:08 am Friday, January 27, 2017

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Blue Springs C.M.E. Church, Columbia, for Mrs. Pearlie Mae Hathorn Burton, 63, who died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at her residence.  Rev. Victoria Price, pastor, officiated with interment following in the Shorts Chapel C.M.E. Church Cemetery, Carson.

Mrs. Pearlie Mae Burton was born to the late R. D. Hathorn and the late Jessie Bell Hathorn.  She attended McCullough High School in Monticello, and graduated in 1972. She attended Prentiss Institute and graduated in 1974. She worked at New Hebron Manufacturing Company as a machine operator until it closed.  She met and married S. B. Burton in 1998.  She was a member of Shady Grove M. B. Church and later moved her membership to Blue Springs C.M.E. Church.

She was preceded in death by: mother-in-law, Christine Burton; four brothers, Garfield Hathorn, Oscar Hathorn, R. J. Hathorn and Robert Hathorn; three sisters-in-law.

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She is survived by: husband, S. B. Burton; brother, Jessie J. Hathorn of Silver Creek; three step-children, Patrick Burton, Alonzo Burton and Sandy (Bobby) Allen all of Chicago, Illinois; five step grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Willie E. Burton Sr. of Hattiesburg, and Jo B. Burton Sr. of Temple, Texas; five sisters-in-law, Shirley (Ivory) Walmon of Hattiesburg, Annie (Curtis) Barnes of Tylertown, Irene (Raul) Salcido of Temple, Texas, Gladys Lee of Tylertown and Alberta (Don) Funchess of Bassfield; Godmother, Irene Blanchard; best friend, Francine Blackwell of Monticello; many other relatives and friends.