Rutha Nell BurnamJanuary 13, 1939 ~ April 24, 2017 (age 78)
"He that dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty" Psalm 91:1 KJV
Miss Rutha Nell Burnam passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 in the Navicent Health Hospital, Macon Georgia. She was born on January 13, 1939 to the parents of llean Nixon Davis and Eddie B. Burnam in Macon County, Georgia. She was reared by her stepfather, the late Mr. Clint Davis. She attended the public schools of Macon County and was a life-long member of Davis Chapel A.M. E. Church. She was retired from the Georgia National Agricultural Center, Perry, Georgia. She was also a caretaker for many families.
She was preceded in death by two children Gregory Burnam and Lorenza Burnam, Sr.; a sister Janie Mae Davis; and a God sister Nellie McGhee.
Left to cherish her memories are: grandchildren: Kayla Burnam, Perry, Ga. and Lorenza Burnam, Jr., Montezuma, Ga ; Jacquelyn Davis Jones of Perry, Ga.; Aunts Willie Lou Bush, Bonaire, Ga.; Bessie Nixon, Miami, Fla.; and Ida Mae Kersey, Fort Myers, Fla.; Other nieces-nephews: Charles (Carolyn) Davis Myles, Freemont, Ca.; Connie Davis, East Palo Alto, Ca; Willie Lee (Kia) Davis, Jr., Palo Alto, Ca; God sisters- Mary Watkins, Perry, Ga. and Bernice Bryant, Rochester, NY, a host of other cousins and friends.