A wake will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday, June 22, 2012 at Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 23, 2012 at the Big Bethel Baptist Church, North Jackson Street, Americus, Georgia, where Rev. Calvin Rolline is pastor. Pastor Vernell Carter, pastor of Prayer Praise Preach And Deliverance Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Eastview Cemetery, Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia.
Mrs. Burrows was born October 26, 1926 in Ellaville, Schley County, Georgia to the late Willie Jackson and Anna Snipes Jackson. Born in a family of twelve siblings, six preceded her in death (four babies and two adults, Willie B. Jackson and Marie Jackson). She was educated in the public school system of Schley County. After moving to Americus, Georgia, she joined the Union Tabernacle Baptist Church on Hampton Street, Americus, Georgia. She served faithfully on the Usher Board Ministry for many years. She had a new awakening in Christ and joined the band of Christian believers of Prayer Praise Preach And Deliverance Church, under the leadership of Pastor Vernell Carter. She was united in holy wedlock to her first love, the late Ike Seay, and to this union they were blessed with six children, one son, Isaiah Seay, also preceded her in death. After the death of her husband, Ike, she later met and married the late Robert Lee Burrows.
She leaves a legacy of golden memories to her beloved family which include: five children and their spouses, Bobby Seay, Dawson, Georgia, John Lee Seay, Gloria Sims (Charles) and Helen Gordon (James) all of Americus, Georgia and Eddie Seay (Lucille), Montezuma, Georgia; twelve grandchildren, thirty seven great grandchildren and twelve great great grandchildren; six siblings, Martha Black, Ellaville, Georgia, Rosa Mae Harrell, Orlando, Florida, Louise Jackson, Ellaville, Georgia, Nettie Ruth Kendrick, Tampa, Florida, Bobby Jackson (Henrietta), Ellaville, Georgia and Alma Banks, Americus, Georgia; and a loving and devoted neighbor, Reatha Tyson, Americus, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
- adrian(Friday, September 20 13 10:48 pm EDT)
I miss grandma
- keondria(Tuesday, July 17 12 12:46 am EDT)
- C.J. Maye(Thursday, June 21 12 07:31 pm EDT)
She may be gone but she live on in each of our hearts. Angela, Crystal, and Latoya we all grew up together in UTBC and who made us today are people like your grand mother! I will continue to pray for your healing. May God Strengthen you all.
- Lisa Davis(Wednesday, June 20 12 10:14 pm EDT)
I am deeply sorry for your loss. Ms. Annie Mae was a wonderful person with a sweet and loving spirit. Earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal. Angela, Sakrina, Crystal, and Latoya look to the hills from whence cometh your help. Praying for the family during this time of sorrow.
- Alethea Sims(Monday, June 18 12 06:03 pm EDT)
We will miss you big ma' Alethea Sims
- Alethea Sims(Monday, June 18 12 06:00 pm EDT)
We will miss you big ma' Alethea Sims
- Tanisha Williams-Turner(Monday, June 18 12 12:39 am EDT)
Mrs. Annnie Mae was a sweet lady and she loved her grands and great-grands dearly. She will be truly missed.
- gene myers & ella harvey(Sunday, June 17 12 04:51 pm EDT)
i know her son john very well, and she will be missed
- Trell and Erica(Sunday, June 17 12 04:51 pm EDT)
I luv n miss u grandma i miss your talks and tight huggs we will always remember you as strong and devoted and many many more loving you always Trell and Erica Rogers
- jàsmine(Sunday, June 17 12 12:14 pm EDT)
I love you grandma and you ate truely missed gone but never forgotten
- Sherry Francine Oliver(Sunday, June 17 12 08:53 am EDT)
With sympathy and prayers. May the reading of GOD'S Holy Word be a comfort to the family.