May Belle Hickey Burney

Burney-- Mrs. May Hickey, 74, of Route 2, Rock Spring, GA, died Saturday afternoon in a local hospital.  Mrs. Burney had been a resident of the Chattanooga-North Georgia area for the past 64 years.  She was a member of the East Lake Christian Church.  She is survived by her husband, Joseph L. Burney; four daughters, Mrs. Patsy Talley, Rossville; Mrs. Teena Wells, Chickamauga; Mrs. Loretta Nave, Rossville, GA; five sons, Carl Burney, Pas Christie, Miss; Joseph L. Burney, Jr., Signal Mountain; Richard Burney, Rossville, GA; Ronald Burney, Kingston, TN;  Jimmy Burney, Rockspring, GA; two sisters, Mrs. Roxie Suit, Miami, FL; Mrs. Zadie England, Maryville, TN; four brothers, Carl Hickey, Turtletown, TN; Dr. Homer Hickey, Chattanooga; Brosier Hickey, Napa, CA; 31 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Services will be held Monday at 4:30 PM in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with the Rev. Steve Morris and the Rev. E. E. McAllister officiating.  Burial will be in Rock Springs Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be grandsons.  The body is at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home Inc.
The Chattanooga Times, September 22, 1980

Submitted by Mark Bennett