The Transplanting Of A Beautiful Flower
"Who plucked that rare and beautiful flower?" The mourner asked. The Gardener replies, "The Master" and they went joyfully away.
Not in cruelty, nor in wrath, did the reaper come on 1979, to take
Margurite T. Jones Burris
It was an angel that visited God's garden on earth and took a rare and beautiful flower away.
Truly, God had need of a flower that blossomed through services to it's fellowman a flower with fragrances that lifted the fallen., a flower that glowed with colors of unconditional love and a flower that found humor in all things.
This rare flower, Margurite T. Jones Burris was born 1931 in Okmulgee, OK to Nathaniel J. Jones and Mother's Name (including maiden name).
She was a loyal and faithful member of Franklin Memorial Methodist Church where she played the piano and organ and ministered to the youth.
Marge graduated from Dunbar Highschool, Lincoln University, Lincoln, IL with a degree in Music education and worked on her masters at the University of Denver.
On November 19, 1963 she married Nemon Burris.
Marge taught school in Taft and Wetumka prior to returning to Okmulgee, OK to teach music at the Highschool. She also gave private lessons.
Preceeding her in death were her mother and father. To cherish and perpetuate beautiful memories of this rare flower, Margurite leaves to mourn her passing, brothers Nathaniel Johnathan Jones Jr. and Cordell Jai Jones; step mother Lorene Genchan Jones and a host of relatives.
THEY ARE NOT DEAD WHO LIVE IN HEARTS THEY LEAVE BEHIND.