Etta Faye (Hinton) Burnham

Etta Faye (Hinton) Burnham of Hilliard passed awaypeacefully in her home July 4, 2019. 

Born in West Palm Beach, Fla. June 2, 1929, she was preceded in death by her son, James Hilton Burnham, and her siblings JW, Athelda, Mary Gladys and Joan. She leaves behind three daughters, Gail Gamble, Lorraine Howell and Carolyn Griffis. She had five grandchildren, Chris (Laura) Beasley, Joyce (John) Womack, Kenneth Geiger, Becky Anglin and David Crews; seven great-grandchildren, Tori, Courtland, Scott, Tyler, Seth Beasley, Michael Geiger and Andy Rosado, along with three great-great-grandchildren, Brynleigh, Bentley and Aurora Beasley. 

Ms. Burnham served the Town of Hilliard faithfully on the zoning board during her many years of residence, also serving as the board’s president. She retired from the State of Florida, serving as a Welcome Center hostess at both the U.S. 1 center until its closing and I-95 until her retirement.

The family received friends Sunday, July 7 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home from 2-4 p.m. Funeral services will be held Sunday, July 7 at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home. Burial services were held Monday, July 8 at 1 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Jasper, Fla.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Community Hospice and Palliative Care, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jacksonville, FL 32257. Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, Ga.

Nassau County Record

Nassau County Record
P.O. Box 609
Callahan, FL 32011

Physical Address
617317 Brandies Avenue
Callahan, FL 32011

Phone: (904) 879-2727
Fax: (904) 879-5155