Mary Ruth Burley
Mary Ruth Burley
  • April 1, 1932 - April 25, 2017
  • Mcdonough, Georgia

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Mrs. Mary Ruth Burley, age 85 of McDonough, Georgia passed away April 25, 2017. She was born in Cedar Bluff, Alabama to the late Paul Abner and Polly Adeline Samples Green. She was preceded in death by brothers, John William, Milton, Calvin and Walter Green, grandson, Ashley Lewis, son in law, Lamar Lewis and a daughter in law, Lindy Lacey. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Morrow and had been a Special Needs School Bus Driver of Henry County for ten years. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and crafts. Survivors include her husband, James Burley of McDonough; children, Bob Lacey of McDonough, Jim (Peggy) Lacey of Rex, Kathy Lewis of Ola, Karen Lacey of Jonesboro, Diane (Alan) Ingram of Jackson; grandchildren, Cheryl Jansson, Rachel Waller, Jennifer Pruitt, Erik Lacey, Brad Lacey, Jeff Lacey, Brandon Lewis, Cameron Lewis, Sabrina Ochoa, Brandi Lewis, Dillon Hurst and Garrett Hurst; 18 great grandchildren. Friends may visit the family Friday, April 29, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Mrs. Burley. Arrangements are being handled by Haisten Funeral Home of McDonough (770.914.8833). To leave an online condolence to the family, please visit our website,