THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Mattie Frank Burnley, 95, of Thomson, entered into rest February 23, 2008, at her residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry M. Burnley.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at Washington Heights Baptist Church with Revs. Danny Burnley and Sonny Peevy officiating. Interment followed in Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were Josh Overby, Dalton Overby, Robert Morecraft, Howard Burnley, Tommy Burnley and Buddy Broome.
Mrs. Burnley was born in White Plains, Ga., and was the daughter of the late Thomas J. Veazey and the late Nettie Clyde Lary Veazey . She was a homemaker and lived most of her life in Thomson. Mrs. Burnley was also one of the founding members of Washington Heights Baptist Church, where she was an active and dedicated church worker until age 92.
Survivors include a son, Bobby Burnley and his wife Rebecca of Appling; daughter, Peggy McMahan and her husband Phillip of Lincolnton; grandchildren, Cindy Hill, Angie Morecraft, Bill Broome, May Williams, Buddy Broome, Stephanie Broome, Melanie Meeks and Michelle Burnley; 15 great-grandchildren.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.