February 21, 2019

Mrs. Lelia Mozell Burden Person

Mrs. Lelia Mozell Burden Person, the daughter of the late, Mr. Clifford Burden and Mrs. Beannie Ware Burden was born January 17, 1944 in Heard County, Georgia.

Mrs. Person joined the Mt. Carrie Baptist Church at an early age. Later, she joined the Mt. Zion Community Church to serve with her husband.

She was employed for over forty years at the Bremen and Bowdon Investment Company from which she retired.

On Friday, January 12, 2018; our beloved Lelia Mozell Burden Person departed this life at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Georgia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Sgt. Lorenzo Person; sister, Annie Herrera; three brothers, Willie Cliff Burden, Charlie Joe Burden, and Bennie Frank Burden.

She is survived by her loving husband, Eddie Marvin Person; her beloved children, Phyllis (Jerome) Horsley, Alesia (Gary) Morgan, all of Franklin, GA; Janet Person, Atlanta, GA; Jennifer (Milford) Williams, Franklin; GA; grandchildren, Terria Holley, Celecia Horsley, Jasmine Cook, Jeremy Stephens, Randall (Erica) Terrell, Renesha Broughton, Dextrick Swint; great grandchildren, Beyonces Phillips, Tmarion Phillips, KJ Parker, Iyannah Tucker, Aziyah Tucker; one brother, Hulette (Mary Nell) Burden, Franklin, GA; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lizzie (Auburn) Brewer, Felton (Mary Ann) Person, Ethel Kilby, Annie Lois Person, Artie Kilby, Charlie Daniel, Robert (Selena) Daniel, Leon (Mattie) Daniel, Amelia Daniel, Emma Daniel, Ralph Daniel, Johnny Daniel; and finally, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends; and a special nephew, Ronnie DeWayne Cook.

The Celebration of Life Service will be Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Mt. Zion Community Church. Pastor Reginald Coleman will officiate. Burial will follow at Heard County Memorial Garden.

The family will be at their home at 162 Young Road, Franklin.

The excellent care of Mrs. Person is being provided by Lakes-Dunson-Robertson Funeral Home.

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