Stella Virginia Brewer Barden Burts

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Stella Virginia Brewer Barden Burts, beloved sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother left her daughters home in Gainesville on Jan. 16, 2014, to be with The Lord.
Mother was born at home in the West End area of Atlanta on Dec. 2, 1922. She attended Commercial High School. Mother was a telephone operator, then worked for Bell Bomber during World War II, and then later at American Foods, U.S. Rubber and the State Court of Fulton County where she was Appeals Clerk until retirement.
During her life Stella volunteered at Atlanta area nursing homes on weekends and loved her work with Eastern Star, proudly serving as Worthy Matron of Martha Chapter 128 in 1965-66.
Stella and Ward were members of Peach State Ramblers and enjoyed traveling the nation with their friends.
Stella is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 43 years, F. Ward Burts Jr.†of Gainesville; children, Howell (Lane) Barden of Cumming, Cheryl (Gary) Wigley of Gainesville,†Alan (Carolyn) Barden of Max, N.D.; 12 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; brother, Jeff (Fay) Brewer of Atlanta; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Our family expresses our sincere appreciation to the people of HomeInstead Senior Care and Affinis Hospice for their loving kindness, care and attention to our mother.
Rest in peace Stella Burts, we love you.
The Rev. Bradley Elliott will conduct graveside services at West View Cemetery in Atlanta on Jan. 18, at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Acts 1:8 Mission Ministries, P.O. Box 715, Gainesville, GA 30503, or to a .
Condolences may be made at
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from Jan. 17 to Jan. 20, 2014
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