Paulette H. Burnham

1945 - July 8, 2020

MRS. MARGARET PAULETTE HORTON BURNHAM, age 74, of Rhine, GA, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at her residence.

Obituary for Paulette H. Burnham

MRS. MARGARET PAULETTE HORTON BURNHAM, age 74, of Rhine, GA, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at her residence.

 A private family service will be held on Friday, July 10, at Southerland Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Graton Helms and Mr. Bobby Joe Ryals officiating, with interment in Bay Springs Cemetery in Rhine.

 Mrs. Burnham was a dedicated member and church treasurer of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, a 1963 graduate of Dodge County High School, a graduate of Middle Georgia College, and received her Batchelor’s degree in Education from Georgia Southern University. She was a retired educator for over 31 years for the Dodge County Board of Education where she taught at Milan Elementary, Rhine Elementary, Dodge County Middle School, and Dodge Pre-K. She was a member of the Dodge County Retired Teachers Association and after retirement she worked as a tutor at North Dodge Elementary School for several years. Paulette was a loving wife, dedicated mother, and proud MeMa. She loved her family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them as well as caring for her parents for many years. She enjoyed fishing, playing piano, and working in her yard. Paulette was the daughter of the late Mildred Pickren Horton and Paul “Preacher” Horton.

 She is survived by her Husband of 40 years – Harris Burnham of Rhine; Daughter – Jacqueline Clements (Travis) of Rhine; 3 Grandsons – Peyton Travis Clements of Athens, Landon Harris Clements of Statesboro, and Gantson Paul Satterfield Clements of Rhine; Brother – John Paul Horton (Neva Jane) of Rhine; Sister-in-law – Wynette Hardy of Eastman; Several Nieces, Nephews, Great-Nieces, Great-Nephews, and several Special Cousins.

 The family may be contacted at the residence of Travis and Jacqueline Clements, 41 4th Street, Rhine. In addition to flowers, the family request contributions of Oak Grove United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 232 Rhine, GA 31077.

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