Mrs. Dolores Burford

Mrs. Dolores Burford died peacefully at Piedmont Newnan Hospital in Newnan, GA, on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at the age of 70.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph J. Necker and Louise P. Necker, and two sisters, Ann Richie and Bernice Delany.

Dolores is survived by William Jeffrey Burford, her husband of 47 years; her daughter, Jill Burford Becker and her husband Brian Becker; her son, William Jeffrey Burford Jr. and his fiancee Valorie Burton; her grandchildren, Lauren Becker, Mason Becker, Carson Becker, Eric Becker, Sophie Burford and Addison Burford; her sister, Claudette Dodge; as well as much family and friends.

At an early age, she gave her life to Jesus Christ her Lord and Savior. During her life she served in many roles in Baptist and Presbyterian churches. She graduated from Baton Rouge High School in 1960 and went on to receive her associate degree from North Harris County College. She was a faithful wife, mother, artist, quilter and friend and was also well known as a great cook.

Funeral services will be held at Gloster Baptist Church on Saturday, Sept. 14, with a closed casket at 9 a.m. and services beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will be at Gloster Trinity Cemetery in Gloster, Louisiana.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan 770-253-4723



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