Mrs. Oria Annette Roberts Burton, 80, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Donalsonville, GA and later moved to Chattahoochee, Florida where she spent most of her life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chattahoochee. After 42 years of dedicated service at Florida State Hospital, she retired as Postmaster at FSH. Annette enjoyed traveling the U.S. with her beloved husband Sonny. Annette was an avid reader and a history buff. She loved her family most of all and enjoyed cooking for them and taking care of them in any way she could. Annette was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister who will be remembered with great affection.
Annette is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Kenneth “Sonny” Burton; one daughter, Amy Burton Nobles (Glen “Sonny” Nobles Jr) of Grand Ridge, FL; four grandchildren, Matthew Burton Nobles, Natalie Nobles Mitchell (Matt Mitchell), Michael Burton Daniel (Holly Daniel), and Dylan Thomas Burton Daniel; five great grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Jean Roberts Jones (Buck) of Tallahassee, FL, Gayle Roberts Spencel (Dale), Dale Roberts Whittaker (Glen) and Karen Roberts Bodrey (Bill); one brother, Idus “Bubba” Roberts (Tina) of Donalsonville, GA and a host of extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents Idus Marcine Roberts and Ludie Alberta Helms; and one daughter, Lisa Burton Daniel.
Visitation with friends and family will be held at McAlpin Funeral Home on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00pm EST and a Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00pm EST with Reverend Barry Cottle officiating. Interment will be at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.