HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Lani B. Acton-Burcham, 56, entered into rest on July 14, 2012. A mass will be celebrated 10 AM Friday, July 20, 2012, at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father Thomas Healy . Ms. Acton-Burcham, a long time resident of Hephzibah, worked for the Richmond County Board of Education. She has been employed with RCBOE for 30 years. She has been actively involved with many charitable organizations such as Project Linus, Children's Week Arts in the Heart, Jerry Lewis Telethon, and Shawls for Seniors, and the Annual Trick or Trunk at Halloween in Hephzibah. She has been actively involved with the PTA in Georgia and has local offices such as PTA President, Vice President, Secretary and several Chairperson Jobs. She held PTA Richmond County Council Offices as Secretary and several Chairperson jobs. She also served as Secretary of the Ga. District Level. She has been a Boy Scout and a Girl Scout leader. Ms. Burcham has also worked at Berlin Methodist Church as a Sunday School Teacher and Nursery Teacher. Ms. Burcham also worked for 5 years as Primetime (Y) Counselor at the Blythe Site. Ms. Burcham is survived by her Father Jim Burcham of Hephzibah; a brother , John B Acton III of North Hollywood, Ca, and his wife Anne. She is preceded in death by her mother, Nellie B. Burcham; brother, Heath James (Jaime) Burcham and by Maternal Grandparents Peter and Adela Gonzalez and Paternal Grandparents Ernest and Elizabeth Burcham. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday evening at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 2524 Lumpkin Road , Augusta, Georgia.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 17, 2012