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Obituary for Paula Inez Burt (Champion)

Paula Inez Champion Burt, 83, of Franklin, formerly of Lake City, FL, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Born in Durham, NC, she was the daughter of the late Paul Elton Champion and the late Alice Inez Ferrell Murrhee. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two grandsons, Jonathan Tuttle, and Andrew Cowan. Paula was a gifted organist. She enjoyed sharing her talent, with different Christian Churches and the local VA in Lake City. She could often be found decorating the local VA for special occasions in her spare time.

Paula is survived by her husband of 46 years, Glenn Leslie Burt, Sr; her children, Linda Joyce Cowan (William) of Franklin, NC, Donna Lynn Bullington (Douglas) of Mooresville, NC, Lynda Lee Felix of Deland, FL, Timothy Lynn Burt (Marcy) of Bethel Park, PA, and Glenn Leslie Burt Jr (Doreen) of Hialeah, FL; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be 2pm on Saturday, October 1, in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. Pastor Toby Pope will officiate. A brief reception will follow at Macon Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 1pm to 2pm, one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice House Foundation of WNC, PO Box 815, Franklin, NC 28744.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.