Edna Levone Craine Burts

Edna Levone Craine Burts, 98, and widow of Rev. Fred Burts, passed away, Saturday, April 5, 2014, at National Healthcare Center in Laurens.

Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late George and Inez Eubanks Craine.  A member of Gray Court Church of God and the Church of God Ladies Auxiliary, she was a loving and faithful minister’s wife.

She is survived by:  a daughter, Carolyn Burts Shaw of Dearing, GA; grandchildren, Levone Alverson and Sharon Alverson both of Ft. Inn, Thomas Clark of Gatlinburg, TN, Mark Burts of Pensacola FL, Azure Burts of Atlanta, GA, and Marcus Robert Burts of Laurens; 13 great grandchildren, and 8 great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was predeceased by 2 sons, Fred Robert Burts and Thomas Burts; a sister, Cora Lee Riddle, and brothers, Paul, David, William, and Bryan Craine.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, conducted by Rev. Jamie Hughes, Rev. Mickey Thomas, and Rev. Thomas Clark followed by burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.

The family will be at 111 Old Fairview Rd., Apt. 33, Ft. Inn, SC  29644, and will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.